Taught course

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

University of Leeds · School of Education

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree (hons) with a 2:1 or non-UK equivalent plus two years of relevant experience. We will consider applicants with alternative qualifications or experience on an individual basis.

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Months of entry


Course content

Designed for TESOL professionals, this programme will deepen your understanding of the foundations of TESOL while advancing your knowledge of key areas.

Led by academics who are experts in this field of study, you’ll explore how languages are learnt and how the English language is most effectively taught. You’ll consider how to analyse and describe the English language and examine different approaches to teaching the skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. You’ll also consider the principles behind analysing a learner’s language proficiency and tracking their development.

Information for international students

Our English language requirements are IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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