Developing your expertise in English Language Teaching
Starting in October 2018, our brand new MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) programme will help you develop an in-depth understanding of the links between research, theory and professional practice in the area of teaching English to speakers of other languages. Applied Linguistics at Warwick has a proven track record with over 30 years of training students from around the world in English Language Teaching (ELT). This latest offering is part of our commitment to continuing innovation and offers course features that will appeal to those who want to advance their career in English Language Teaching.
The programme has been designed for English language teachers with varying levels of professional experience, including those with less than 2 years of experience and those with substantial experience of many years. Potential students include teachers, teacher trainers, material or curriculum developers and other professionals who work in the area of second/ foreign language education either in the state sector or in private language institutes at primary, secondary or tertiary levels.
Growing range of specialisms based on cutting edge staff expertise
Flexible option choices to match individual interests and needs: a choice of both 20 CATS and 10 CATS modules
A single programme for pre- and post-experience teachers, while catering to their levels of professional experience
Unique Professional Opportunities
Real teaching experience (for experienced teachers) thanks to opportunities linked to our new Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) programme
Buddy programme / mentoring scheme where more experienced teachers support less experienced colleagues with a variety of activities throughout the year.
World leading research, world class facilities, research active staff
Final dissertation undertaken in a topic area relevant to each student's own professional context
Active MA student research community (student e-zine)
Want to find out more? Our website (warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/study/ma-tesol/) has full details of our course offering, including further information on modules and assessment, as well as funding opportunities.