Taught course

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Institution
University of Reading · Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have an undergraduate upper second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) as well as a minimum of one year’s relevant work experience. Those with other qualifications and who might not have a year’s work experience may also be considered for entry.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is a leading course from one of world’s best known centres in TESOL and Applied Linguistics.

It is suitable for graduates already working or just starting a career in the field of English as a second/foreign language and who wish to develop and deepen specialist knowledge and skills in TESOL and related linguistic areas.

This course is designed for those with little or no teaching experience. It involves a completion of a portfolio based on own classroom observations and teaching experience gained during the summer term in our renowned International Study and Language Institute (ISLI).

It connects theory with practice to build relevant teaching expertise in key TESOL areas, and provides up-to-date, thorough and critical knowledge of the field taught by top researchers and teachers.

This course offers flexibility through a choice of tracks to suit individual needs and experiences using small-group teaching and a wide choice of optional modules are available.

Our specialist research areas include testing and assessment; second language acquisition, intercultural communication, second language teaching, multilingualism, vocabulary studies, language teaching and creativity, language curriculum design, EFL teacher training, child language development, language and migration, world Englishes, sociolinguistics and teaching young learners.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,735 per year (full-time)
International students
£16,450 per year (full-time)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Global Recruitment Team
Email
student.recruitment@reading.ac.uk