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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with Applied Linguistics

University of Central Lancashire · School of Language and Global Studies

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Entry requirements

A minimum of a lower second-class honours undergraduate degree (or equivalent) is usually required. Applicants should be able to demonstrate appropriate teaching experience in language education (typically at least 1-2 years), preferably in teaching English as a second language, and/or a recognised pre-service certificate (e.g. Cambridge CELTA/Trinity Cert. TESOL or equivalent). International students are required to prove an English level of 6.5 on IELTS (or equivalent), including a minimum of 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-scores.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in TESOL with Applied Linguistics will enable you to link theory to practice. You will further develop your knowledge about teaching English to non-native speakers of the language from your current foundation. This postgraduate degree course will equip you with a thorough grounding in teaching methodology, the way in which language is learned and understanding of how the English language works as well as extending your knowledge in specific areas through the optional modules. It will also help you to develop the analytical and reflective skills you need to continue to develop as a professional.

English is the world’s foremost language, and literally millions are learning it. Teaching English is a truly rewarding and fulfilling career, and one which will enable you to travel widely and come into contact with other cultures. There is an increasing demand for well-qualified TESOL professionals around the world.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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