2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in English, education, applied linguistics, translation, English literature, TESOL/TEFL (UG) or TCSOL (Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages). Modern foreign languages other than English are considered. OR
2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in a different subject AND teaching qualification, such as CELTA. 2 years’ relevant work experience is required in addition to these qualifications. We can consider applications from graduates from other fields who have substantial TESOL experience and an evidenced commitment to professional development.
Those with a degree in business English are not normally considered and should apply for the MSc Educational Studies.
International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.
Months of entry
This programme is for those who wish to further their own knowledge and skills in this field. It provides a special emphasis on how theory relates to practice.
- This programme allows you to extend and enhance your career and build on your previous English language teaching experience.
- You will be given the opportunity to build on your professional experience through further investigation of the links between theory, practice and current research. This is achieved through classroom observation, micro-teaching opportunities, collaborative learning and contextualised assessment.
- This interdisciplinary programme draws on the combined expertise of the School of Education and the long established English for Academic Study Unit (School of Modern Languages and Cultures). This enables us to embed our extensive professional and research experience in the areas of language teaching and research.
- If you are looking for the necessary skills and knowledge to begin your career teaching English to speakers of other languages, you should consider the MSc TESOL.
Information for international students
This one-year masters programme is eligible for a new, streamlined visa application process: find out more
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
This Masters programme covers contemporary issues in education, specifically the central concerns of English language teaching to speakers of other languages (TESOL).
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions