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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) MA (Distance Learning)

Course Description

The programme is designed for practising teachers of English as a second or foreign language. It is a set of interactive course materials to complete in part-time, self-study mode over a period of at least 30 months.

Course content

The programme includes six taught modules and a 15,000-word dissertation.

You will take five core modules:

- Language Teaching Methodology and Classroom Research and Research Methods
- Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogic Grammar
- Lexis and Syllabus and Materials
- Classroom and Spoken Discourse and Written Discourse
- ELT Management and Sociolinguistics

For your final module you can choose from a range of modules., including:

- Functional Grammar
- Corpus Linguistics
- Multimodal Communication
- Translation and Language Pedagogy

Start dates

We offer multiple start dates for this programme: February, April, July and October.

Please note: The deadline for applications is one calendar month ahead of your desired entry date, to allow adequate time for your application to be processed.

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at our on-campus open day (Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Visit the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) MA (Distance Learning) page on the University of Birmingham website for more details!

Entry Requirements

We usually ask for a good Honours degree, or overseas equivalent.

Course Fees

Entry in Feb/Apr 2015: £940 per module; £2,820 for dissertation. Entry in July/Oct 2015: £970 per module; £2,910 for dissertation

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