Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Education (11) Linguistics & Classics (23)

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Are you passionate about language teaching? Our MA in Language Teaching programme offers you the opportunity to gain a solid theoretical foundation and critical awareness of language teaching and learning theory. You'll explore various approaches, methods, and developments in the field, while also specializing in your areas of interest. Choose from modules covering curriculum design, materials evaluation, teaching languages for specific purposes, and more. Our supportive learning environment includes lectures, seminars, and one-on-one academic guidance. Upon completion, you'll be equipped with the skills to become a confident and sought-after language teacher, with career opportunities in universities, language schools, and even starting your own language business.

About the course

Gain a thorough theoretical foundation to teach any language, and develop an in-depth understanding and critical awareness of current problems and new insights concerning language teaching and learning theory.

You will gain detailed knowledge of the theories, approaches and methods of language teaching, and understand the latest developments in the field. We will also give you a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of second language acquisition. You can then specialise, according to your interests.

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Entry Requirements

Degree requirements
A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant subject.

If you got your degree in an English speaking country or if it was taught in English, and you studied within the last five years, you might not need an English language qualification. The minimum English Language requirements for entry to postgraduate degree programmes within the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film are: 7.0 overall including 7.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.


Home/EU: Full Time: £9,950
Home/EU: Part Time: £4,950

International: Full Time: £18,000
International: Part Time: £9,000

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Where is Queen Mary University of London


The Scholarship is open to applications from all home students who hold an offer for an eligible postgraduate taught programme* for September 2024 and meet the following criteria:

A home fee student who had previously been eligible for funding via the Students Loan Company
Have achieved, or is predicted to achieve a high 2:1 or above at undergraduate level
Not previously completed a postgraduate programme
Priority will be given to students who also fulfil the following criteria:

Eligible for the full maintenance grant/loan i.e. have a household income level of £42,875 or below in the final year of their undergraduate study as assessed by Student Finance England or equivalent. You will need to supply evidence to demonstrate this by uploading your Student Finance Entitlement letter
Reside in a Home (not university accommodation) in ACORN group L, M, O, P or Q
For current Queen Mary final-year undergraduate students only: in receipt of the Queen Mary Bursary
Can effectively demonstrate how you intend to use the scholarship to overcome any barriers or contribute to the wider Queen Mary community.

Value of Scholarship(s)



Queen Mary University of London is delighted to introduce a new Masters Scholarship worth £4,000 for highly qualified postgraduate taught offer holders joining us in September 2024.

The scholarships are intended to support students who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge by undertaking a taught postgraduate masters programme of study at Queen Mary University of London.

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Queen Mary University of London is delighted to introduce a new Global Talent Scholarship worth £3,000 for highly qualified postgraduate taught offer holders joining us in September 2024. The scholarship is available to all international students with an offer for an eligible programme, regardless of nationality, who meet the criteria.

The Global Talent Scholarships will be awarded automatically to self-funded international students with a UK first class honours degree (or equivalent) – there is no application or registration process. The scholarship will be deducted from a recipient’s tuition fees when they enrol at Queen Mary.

Value of Scholarship(s)



You must:
> Achieve a UK 1st Class Honours or equivalent in your undergraduate degree.
> Hold an offer for an eligible postgraduate taught programme for September 2024 intake.
> Have international fee status.

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