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A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline or significant professional or other relevant experience If you studied your first degree outside the UK, see the international entry requirements.
Evidence of prior alternative learning such as professional qualifications or certifications.
English language proficiency. See English language tests and qualifications.
The qualifications listed are indicative minimum requirements for entry. Some academic Schools will ask applicants to achieve significantly higher marks than the minimum. Obtaining the listed entry requirements will not guarantee you a place, as the University considers all aspects of every application including, where applicable, the writing sample, personal statement, and supporting documents.
Months of entry
The MSc in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is a one-year course run by the International Education Institute. It is designed to be useful to both experienced English language teachers as well as those considering a career in English language teaching.
- Focus your studies in your particular area of interest and gain a better theoretical and practical understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing practitioners in the field.
- In addition to the compulsory modules, choose three optional modules and a dissertation topic to shape your studies to explore your own interests.
- Join experienced practitioners and scholars in the English language teaching community, with opportunities to be involved in ongoing professional development events and the annual English for Academic Purposes (EAP) conference.
- Integrate theory and practice – discuss theoretical concepts and frameworks in small groups and apply these through practical assessments and peer teaching sessions.
- Engage in and reflect on a new language learning experience as part of the programme to gain a 360 degree perspective on language teaching and learning.
You will take a variety of taught modules over the first two semesters of the programme, which are delivered through a mix of lectures, seminars, tutorials and out-of-class activities.
In these modules, you will integrate theory and practice by discussing and critiquing theoretical concepts and frameworks, and then applying them through a range of practical assessments. Assessments will include:
- written assignments
- the development of teaching plans
- observed teaching sessions.
The modules in this programme have varying methods of delivery and assessment. For more details of each module, including weekly contact hours, teaching methods and assessment, please see our website; some elements may be subject to change for 2021 entry.
Fees and funding
There are a variety of funding options available for postgraduate students. For more details visit our website.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- International Education Institute
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