Taught course

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

University of St Andrews · English Language Teaching Centre

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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

January, September

Course content

The TESOL MSc with a Specialism in Technology for Teaching (Distance Learning) 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.


  • The programme has two start dates (January and September), allowing for flexible part-time study while working. It also provides plenty of opportunities for you to interact with both on campus and other distance learning students.
  • 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.
  • You will have the option of completing a two-week residential course in St Andrews to give you the opportunity to be part of the St Andrews community and work on a one-to-one basis with the staff.
  • 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.
  • You will integrate theory and practice – discuss theoretical concepts and frameworks via online forums and webinars, and apply these through practical assessments and group work.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

There are a variety of funding options available for postgraduate students. For more details visit our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    You may choose to study for a PG Cert (60 credits), a PG Dip (120 credits) or the full MSc degree.

Course contact details

International Education Institute
+44 (0)1334 46 2255