Taught course

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with a Specialism in Technology for Teaching

Institution
University of St Andrews · English Language Teaching Centre
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A good 2.1 Honours degree in any discipline or significant professional or other relevant experience alongside evidence of prior alternative learning such as professional qualifications or certifications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with a Specialism for Technology in Teaching 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. It is aimed at teachers with a particular interest in technology for teaching.

Highlights

  • Focus your studies in your particular area of interest, and gain a better theoretical and practical understanding of the challenges and opportunities related to technology for teaching.
  • Take a specific Technology for Teaching module, conduct research in this area as part of an Action Research module, and choose a dissertation topic to research further into the field of technology for teaching.
  • 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.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
International Education Institute
Email
ie@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1334 46 2255