Taught course

Education: Language and Education

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Education Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree in a related field. We may be able to accept a 2:2 degree if you have a minimum of 12 months' relevant work experience.

We may also accept applicants with a 2:1 honours degree in a non-related field who have a minimum of 12 months' relevant work experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Designed for anyone interested in languages and education and the role of languages in society, this course covers a very broad field and will appeal to those working in language teaching and learning, both internationally and nationally, whether teaching English as a foreign language/second language, or teaching second or foreign languages. It will also appeal to those fascinated by the world of linguistics and sociolinguistics.

Teaching

Two core modules and two subject-specific modules.

Teaching and learning takes place via lectures, seminars, tutorials, discussion, active inquiry and investigations. Regular meetings with a personal tutor support and encourage your learning and understanding.

A weekly tutorial and a Study of Education course accompanies the taught modules.

Assessment

There are no formal written examinations and assessment is by coursework and a 15–20,000-word dissertation.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
education-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 114 222 8177