Taught course

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

University of South Wales · University of South Wales

Entry requirements

You should be a graduate, or if you are 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 or equivalent. Full-time and part-time students choosing modules which have a placement component as part of the assessment process, and full-time students wishing to take advantage of the opportunity to participate in the Internship Scheme, will need to provide evidence of a current enhanced DBS check (or its equivalent if an EU or international student).

Months of entry


Course content

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or TEFL provides varied and rich career opportunities either abroad or in the UK, working with bilingual learners from varied cultural backgrounds.

This course is designed for experienced English language teachers and trainers who are seeking the opportunity to reflect on their practice and further develop it in the light of theories and trends in recent research.

The emphasis throughout is on applying theory to practice and also preparation for more senior managerial responsibilities such as curriculam and materials design. You will have the opportunity to observe and teach various lanaguage classes, and study alongside a range of professionals from the UK and oversees.

Course participants include: advisors, teachers, managers and other professionals working in a variety of EFL and ESOL contexts.

You will study four modules: TESOL: Theory in Practice, TESOL: Curriculum Design and Evaluation, TESOL: Materials Design and Evaluation and Reseach Methodology.

See University of South Wales website for more information.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Enquiries and Admissions
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