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  MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with Applied Linguistics

University of Central Lancashire    School of Psychology and Humanities

Full time September MA 1 year full-time Award winner
Education (11) Linguistics & Classics (23)

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Are you ready to take your English language teaching career to the next level? The MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with Applied Linguistics is designed for experienced educators looking to enhance their subject knowledge and professional skills. This postgraduate programme offers a comprehensive exploration of teaching methodology, second language acquisition, and language analysis, providing you with a deeper understanding of language learning processes. With a focus on critical thinking and academic argumentation, you will develop the skills needed to excel in the field. The course structure includes seven modules and a dissertation, allowing you to delve into topics of interest under the guidance of experienced supervisors. Whether you choose the full-time face-to-face option or the part-time online route, you will benefit from interactive classes, online resources, and a supportive learning environment. Entry requirements include a 2:2 degree in a related subject and a minimum of 1-2 years of teaching experience in language education. Join a diverse community of educators, expand your professional network, and unlock exciting career opportunities in TEFL, training, and leadership roles worldwide.

About the course

Building on your previous English language teaching experience, the MA in TESOL and Applied Linguistics will allow you to move on to posts which demand more specialised subject knowledge and often more responsibility and interest.

This postgraduate degree course gives you a thorough grounding in teaching methodology, second language acquisition and exploration of how language works. This will lead to a greater understanding about the way in which language is learned. It’ll also help you to develop the analytical and reflective skills you need to continue to develop as a professional. 

This course is based in the School of Psychology and Humanities. For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold at least 2:2 degree in related subject.

Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme and if they have experience.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate appropriate teaching experience in language education preferably in teaching English as a second language for at least 1-2 years.

Recognised pre-service certificate such as Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults.

A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application.

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