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Course Description

This programme is for graduate teachers who have an initial qualification in teaching, a minimum of 3 years’ relevant teaching experience since their graduation.

Aims of the Programme

The MA TESOL aims to enable experienced TESOL practitioners to
• Further their careers with regard to obtaining positions of seniority, undertaking new areas of professional activity.
• Embed practice within a research dimension,
• Contribute to the professional development of other teachers
• Act in advisory capacities to teaching and associated agencies.
• Develop advanced knowledge and deeper understanding of TESOL-related research, theory, and areas of debate
• Understand more deeply their roles as TESOL practitioners given the international currency of English and the developments in the educational environment afforded by technology access and global networking
• Develop their advanced professional skills such as conducting needs analyses and evaluating, adapting and designing teaching and learning resources
• Develop their academic literacy so that can complete their MA course and thereafter undertake further academic studies
• Develop their research competence so that they can complete their MA dissertation and thereafter undertake further research in both academic and professional settings.

Special Features

There are three pathway specialisations, allowing you to graduate with one of the following degrees:
• MA TESOL (Teacher Education)
• MA TESOL (Educational Technology)
• MA TESOL (Intercultural Education)

Visit the MA TESOL page on the University of Manchester website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Bachelor's Degree with a 2:1 or equivalent, IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90, Grade C Cambridge Certificate, (N/A to applicants whose first language is English).

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