Taught course

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

University of Nottingham · School of Education

Entry requirements

2:2 or above (or international equivalent). If applicants have a first degree that does not include a focus on language teaching theory and methodology, then they must have a minimum of 9 months full-time classroom English language teaching experience (650 hours of part-time experience). Please note that teaching experience calculation should not include any teaching practicum taken as part of a course.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is for professionals wishing to develop their critical understanding of recent developments in TESOL theory and practice; reflect on their own teaching and conduct independent research into teaching and learning.

This course comprises three 20-credit core modules, plus a further four 15-credit elective modules and a dissertation.

Core modules :
* The Language Learner and Language Learning
* Applied Linguistics for TESOL
* De

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.velopments in TESOL Methodology

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.5 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Education web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559