The primary requirements are that candidates will need to have (a) good understanding of language and language teaching and (b) a first degree, which should preferably be in a relevant field, such as English Language and/or Literature, another foreign language, Linguistics, Communication, or Social Sciences. Some experience of teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language will be an advantage. Each application is evaluated individually and candidates who would like to apply but lack some of these requirements should make contact with the Programme Convener before submitting their application. Successful applicants will also need to meet the English language entry requirements for Masters programmes, currently IELTS 6.5 overall with no less than 6 in each section or equivalent. Applicants whose IELTS scores are slightly below these levels may be able eligible for a conditional offer dependent on their successfully completing a Pre-sessional English course.
Months of entry
This course is designed to help you develop the skills and experience you need for a successful career in English teaching. There is a demand throughout the world for graduates with qualifications and expertise in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). Our MA in TESOL is designed for students who are intending to have a career in English teaching. It will also be of interest to those who are already teachers of English and would like to increase their professional expertise by advancing their analytical knowledge of English and up-to-date teaching methods.
Information for international students
Successful applicants will also need to meet the English language entry requirements for Masters programmes, currently IELTS 6.5 overall with no less than 6 in each section or equivalent.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
- 020 8392 3232