A good first degree first degree 2.1 (upper second class honours) or equivalent and a high level of proficiency in both written and spoken English. Students whose first language is not English need an IELTS overall score of 7.0 with at least 6.5 in the writing and speaking sections, or equivalent.
Months of entry
The MLitt in English Language Teaching is designed to be useful to experienced English language teachers as well as those considering English language teaching in the future. The foundations of applied linguistics in the first semester are developed and applied to classroom observations and practice during the second semester.
Graduates from the programme will have gained an in-depth understanding of the theory of second language acquisition and current thinking on teaching second language teaching methodology, and will have had an opportunity to observe a variety of language classes and reflect on their own teaching and learning contexts.
- Experience small group teaching in a supportive environment.
- Explore current teaching technologies and the use of electronic resources.
- Consider the variety and complexity of English language teaching contexts, globally.
The taught portion of the course consists of four compulsory modules and a range of optional modules held over two semesters. Classes are delivered through a mixture of lectures and seminars.
You will spend the summer months focusing on researching and writing a final dissertation of no more than 15,000 words.
Information for international students
Students whose first language is not English should have an IELTS overall score of 7.0 with at least 6.5 in the speaking and writing sections, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Lesley Thirkell
- +44 (0)1334 462255