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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) MA

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) MA

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Tesol (Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) will help you obtain professional promotion to positions in TESOL where MA qualifications are necessary or desirable. You will: develop your teaching expertise and an understanding of many approaches to teaching English as a foreign, second or other language; become familiar with a wide range of literature about the field of teaching English; develop an ability to present an argument in an academic context; learn how to carry out research related to many aspects of TESOL; etc.

The course offers: a taught first stage, the Postgraduate Diploma TESOL; a second dissertation stage with an individual tutor; a chance to exchange views about TESOL with international colleagues on ‘experience’ and ‘non- experience’ routes; a substantial core of modules and a variety of elective modules; if you have appropriate qualifications, the chance to obtain TEFL Q status on the Teaching Practice module; an excellent combination of theory and practice; Teaching is delivered through lectures, seminars, group work, practical work related to teaching, and guided independent study. Input sessions are generally organised to make the most of the variety of backgrounds and teaching contexts that students bring to the programme, and all are encouraged to share experience and insights. Essays, reports, portfolios, practical teaching and an oral presentation, as well as a 15,000­-18,000 word dissertation (for the MA). The skills and attributes you acquire will help you obtain professional promotion to positions in TESOL where MA qualifications are necessary or desirable.

Different course options

Full time | Canterbury Campus | 12 months | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Fundamentals in English Language Teaching ('non- experience') route (20 Credits) - Core
ELT Methodology and Classroom Investigation (20 Credits) - Core
Second Language Learning (20 Credits) - Core
MA dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
Research in TESOL (20 Credits) - Core
Language Systems and Appropriate Methodology (20 Credits) - Core
Teaching Practice or Practical Project ('experience' route) (20 Credits) - Core
Course Design and Assessment (10 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,420

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have a relevant Bachelor's degree at 2:2 or above. In addition, for the 'non- experience' route you will need proven language learning ability; for the 'experience' route you will need at least one year's classroom teaching experience.

University information

Established in 1962, Canterbury Christ Church University is a modern, multi-campus University offering higher and professional education. The university has several campuses and centres which are based in Canterbury, Broadstairs, Medway and Tunbridge Wells, One of only a handful of universities in the UK to be situated in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it has a strong community of 17,000 students and 2,000 staff. They have four academic...more

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