Taught course

English Language Teaching

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Humanities
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in English, linguistics, modern languages or other relevant discipline, plus minimum 2 years’ professional experience. For further information, please see our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course provides a focused route for English language professionals wishing to develop a deeper understanding of the theory and practice of English language teaching and gain the skills required to challenge current professional practice and undertake a range of leadership roles.

The programme is offered by the Centre for Applied Language Research. Staff contributing to the programme are involved in the direct teaching of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and other languages, research and development work in applied linguistics and language learning, as well as sociolinguistics and cultural studies. This blend of theoretical expertise and ongoing practical experience is one of the distinguishing features of our programme.

Modules: Communicative language teaching; curriculum and pedagogy for English language teaching; description of language; research skills; dissertation; plus 4 optional modules from: assessment of language proficiency; autonomy and individualisation in language learning; discourse analysis; English as a world language; language for specific purposes/syllabus design; language in society; language teacher education; research and enquiry in applied linguistics 1; second language learning; writing and written language.

For further information, please see our website.

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/pgfundbyschool.html

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Humanities
Email
pgafh@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 23 8059 8062