An upper second-class honours degree from a recognised university (or equivalent); a minimum of one year's classroom teaching, or other relevant and related experience (eg education directors, curriculum developers or combinations of teaching and research experience).
Months of entry
This flexible programme has been developed for teachers and other TESOL professionals (e.g. inspectors, curriculum developers) and for those planning to undertake doctoral study in TESOL/Applied Linguistics. The programme is part of the Graduate School of Education provision in the TESOL/Applied Linguistics field, which also includes an EdD Pathway, and an MPhil/PhD programme.
The programme particularly values the professional experience that participants bring to the course and it provides a learning context where you can reflect on:
- your professional practice;
- the policies and diverse contextual factors which frame it;
- the theoretical frameworks which inform it.
- Analysing Language for TESOL
- Pedagogy and Curriculum in TESOL
- Research Methods for TESOL
- Second Language Learning
Optional units are taken from the list below:
- Globalisation and TESOL
- Intercultural Pragmatics and Communication
- Language Testing and Assessment
- Teaching and Assessing Fluency and Pronunciation
Please note that not all optional units will run every year; additional units may be available.
You will also complete a 15,000-word dissertation.
Information for international students
For English language requirements, please see the 'Contact web' link below.
Fees and funding
Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students is available from the Student Funding Office website.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Student Services Office
- +44 (0) 117 331 4491