Taught course

TESOL: Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Education
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

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.

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

September

Course content

This programme is for those interested in entering the field of TESOL. It provides a special emphasis on how theory relates to practice.

  • If you are new to the field of TESOL, this programme is for you. It will give you the opportunity to develop your professional understanding of English language teaching through investigation of the links between theory, practice and current research.
  • You will have opportunities to develop your confidence in teaching through linking theory to practice by observing lessons, planning tasks and micro-teaching to peers.
  • 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 already a professional in this field and are looking to advance your qualifications, you should consider the MEd TESOL.

Information for international students

Please see the English language Requirements.

This one-year masters programme is eligible for a new, streamlined visa application process: find out more

www.gla.ac.uk/international/visapilot/

www.gla.ac.uk/international/support/

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time fee: £8000 Part-time fee: £889 per 20 credits
International students
Full-time fee: £17620

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Further details of qualification

This Masters programme is for those interested in entering the TESOL field to follow or develop a career as an English language teacher but who at present have limited or no teaching experience.

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
carole.macdiarmid@glasgow.ac.uk