Taught course

MA Second Language Education

University of East Anglia · School of Education and Lifelong Learning

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Entry requirements

Degree Subject Social Science/Humanities. English, Modern Languages and other second languages desirable.

Degree Classification UK 2:1 or equivalent.

Special Entry Requirements Second language teaching experience desirable but not essential.

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Months of entry


Course content

This MA programme is aimed at those who wish to develop critical understanding about issues in Second Language Education around the world. The course will help you to understand key theoretical issues and debates related to English as an International Language, policy making, planning, teaching and learning second languages and innovation, both in the international and national arenas.

We welcome those who are qualified teachers and practitioners or graduates new to studying this field. Whatever your background, if you have experience of learning a second language and an interest in second language education, the MA programme will help you to further develop knowledge about current issues and trends in policy development and practice.

Information for international students

For more information for international students, please go to UEA’s website.

Fees and funding

Find out more about UEA’s funding options.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1603 591515