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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

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  • Start Date


  • Course Duration

    12 Months Full Time or 24 Months Part Time

  • Course Type


  • Course Fees


  • Last Updated

    18 August 2017

Course content

Your programme of study

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is one of the most internationally recognised and sought after qualifications in the world. At Aberdeen you are able to study it to Master's level to ensure you can work anywhere in the world.  You gain experiential teaching experience to develop deep understanding of language, teaching methods and assessment. You will be surprised at just how many places in the world need English Language teachers. English is the language of business and you can look at employment options within large scale businesses and training institutions in most major towns and cities in the world.  TESOL is also taught widely in the UK. You can also consider teaching positions as a native English teacher as a TESOL Centre Director and a specialist.

You will be able to teach English well with an internationally recognised qualification to give you practical skills, linguistics and choice.  In your first semester you look at second language acquisition theory and practise and research. In your second year you look at TESOL methodology, peer teaching, difference in second language acquisition, advanced English structure and varieties of English.

Courses listed for the programme

Semester 1

Second Language Acquisition Theory and Practice

Research Methods in TESOL

Semester 2


TESOL Methodology

Peer teaching

Individual difference in Second Language Acquisition

Advanced English Structure and Use


Peer Teaching in TESOL

Individual Differences in Second Language Acquisition

Advanced English Structure and Use

Varieties in English

Semester 3

TESOL Focused Teaching Portfolio

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Why study at Aberdeen?

  •  This is a programme which you can take with a degree from any discipline or background
  • You gain a very marketable and internationally recognised skill set from which you can travel anywhere in the world
  • You are taught by an internationally renowned language centre

Where you study

  • University of Aberdeen
  • 12 Months Full Time or 24 Months Part Time
  • September start

International Student Fees 2017/2018

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Living in Aberdeen

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Visit the TESOL page on the Aberdeen University website for more details!






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