Taught course

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (by web-based distance learning)

University of Nottingham · School of Education

Entry requirements

2:2 level (or international equivalent). Applicants without a first degree but with an approved, relevant professional qualification and/or substantial teaching experience will be considered on an individual basis. Minimum of nine months' full-time classroom English language teaching experience (650 hours of part-time experience).

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

Designed to develop your critical understanding of recent developments in TESOL theory and practice, this online course will motivate you to reflect on your own teaching.

This course is taught entirely online and is suitable if you are a teacher of English to speakers of other languages, keen to build on your existing knowledge and experience, seeking to improve your career prospects or interested in researching your own teaching practices/context.

The course will develop your critical understanding of recent developments in TESOL theory and practice and motivate you to reflect your own teaching. It also prepares you to conduct independent research into teaching and learning and provides a pathway to doctoral study.

You will work with expert tutors in the field of English language teaching, who have many years experience teaching at this level and who are committed to providing you with the best quality study experience.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


24 months

Further details of qualification

2 years part-time plus dissertation.

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Support Hub
+44 (0)115 951 5559