First- or upper second-class degree in English, linguistics, modern languages or a cognate discipline, plus minimum two years’ professional experience.
Months of entry
This part-time, five-semester programme studied entirely online has been developed by the University of Southampton in collaboration with the British Council. It provides postgraduate-level study in important areas of current theory and practice in applied linguistics and language teaching and a focused route for English language teaching professionals who wish to develop advanced knowledge and skills in English language curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. Students who successfully complete the first four modules will be eligible for the PG Cert English Language Teaching (online). Students can expect a weekly commitment of 10 to 12 hours of online study, chatroom seminars and online forums, supported by 10 hours of private study.
Semester one: Principles of Communicative Language Teaching; Language Analysis for Teaching
Semester two: Critical Appraisal of Language Teaching Methodologies; E-learning for English Language Teaching
Semester three: English as a World Language; Discourse Analysis
Semester four: Second Language Learning; Research Skills (dissertation)
Semester five: Dissertation
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Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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