Taught course

TESOL, Leadership and Management (Distance Learning)

Institution
University of Portsmouth · School of Languages and Applied Linguistics
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, plus initial teacher training and a minimum of three months full-time, relevant, teaching experience.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Overview

If you're language graduate, a current ELT, EFL or TEFOL teacher, or the manager or director of a language school – our MA TESOL Leadership and Management Master's course will help you develop your career in a TESOL sector.

On this course, you'll learn about recent developments in the TESOL field, and improve your knowledge and understanding of leadership, management, language learning and teaching.

When you graduate, you'll have the skills and knowledge to progress to management and leadership jobs in the sector, either in your own country or abroad, or the option to continue on to doctoral research in teaching, management and related fields.

What you'll experience

On this course, you'll:
  • Learn the relationship between theory and effective practice in language teaching
  • Get the entrepreneurial skills needed to succeed in the field of educational management
  • Understand the needs of students from different backgrounds and levels of education

Work experience and career planning

We'll help you to identify internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies.

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your leadership and management skills to work.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Careers and opportunities

When you graduate, you'll be qualified to work in TESOL management and leadership positions in both the private or public sectors.

Career opportunities include:

  • Language school management
  • Higher education institutions management
  • Teacher education
  • External assessment
  • PhD research

We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment, through close industrial contact, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.

Fees and funding

UK students
Distance learning: £2,600 p/a* *Tuition fee is subject to annual increase
International students
Distance learning: £2,600 p/a* *Tuition fee is subject to annual increase

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
admissions@port.ac.uk
Phone
023 9284 5566