Taught course

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Institution
University of South Wales · University of South Wales
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

  • You should be a graduate, or if you’re a non-graduate, you will need proof of relevant experience. You must have at least two years experience of teaching English language to non-native speakers and preferably to adults. If English is not your first language you should be able to demonstrate a level of at least IELTS 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in each band) or equivalent.
  • Full-time and part-time students choosing modules which have a placement component as part of the assessment process will need to provide evidence of a current enhanced DBS check (or its equivalent if you are an EU or international student)
  • Full-time students wishing to take advantage of the opportunity to participate in the internship scheme will also need to provide evidence of a current enhanced DBS check (or its equivalent if you are an EU or international student)

Months of entry

September

Course content

A Teaching English to Speakers of Other languages (TESOL) or TEFL qualification provides varied and rich career opportunities, either abroad or in the UK working with bilingual learners from varied cultural backgrounds. The MA TESOL course is for people with some experience of English language teaching or training, and are seeking the opportunity to reflect on your practice and further develop it in the light of theories and recent research.

The emphasis throughout this postgraduate TESOL course is on applying theory to practice and preparation for more senior responsibilities, such as curriculum and materials design. You will have the opportunity to observe and teach various language classes during the course and focus on practicalities of designing a course and developing your skills as a materials writer.

For more information on the course, teaching and career prospects please see the website.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you should be able to demonstrate a level of at least IELTS 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in each band) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

For full funding information please see the website.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries and Admissions
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Phone
03455 76 77 78