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MA - Master of Arts
Linguistics Tesol (Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages)
Study our MA Applied Linguistics and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) in Cambridge, a city famous for language teaching, and boost your career prospects with new critical and analytical skills. On this course you’ll improve your theoretical understanding of language learning, which will help you to develop your professional teaching skills. You’ll explore the latest theories in topics such as second language acquisition and social discourse and examine different methods of analysis. You’ll be supported throughout by our research-active and industry-experienced academics. And if you already have the Delta or Trinity TESOL Diploma, we will give you 60 credits towards your degree.
As a Masters student at ARU, we’ll help you learn to carry out your own research and how to compile and analyse quantitative and qualitative data. You’ll be able to use the critical-evaluative skills you’ve developed on your own research project at the end of the course, as well as in your future career. Studying Applied Linguistics and TESOL will give you the chance to take part in our research seminars and high-profile conferences. We’ll also help you make valuable contacts for your future through our links to language companies such as EF, Bell, Studio and CamDOSA, a group for heads of language schools. Whether you study full-time in Cambridge or part-time by distance learning, this postgraduate degree opens up opportunities for you to become part of the international academic and professional English Language teaching and language-learning community.
How you'll be assessed
You will show your understanding of the theoretical issues explored on the course and their practical application through various methods, including portfolios, classroom observation tasks and critical essays. At the end of the course, you will also research and complete a 15,000-word major project.
Our MA Applied Linguistics and TESOL will help you prepare for many language-learning and teaching-related professions, such as teaching English and other languages (in the UK and abroad), and developing courses, tests, materials or language policy.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
For entry into a postgraduate taught course you'll need one of the following. A UK honours degree with lower second class honours (2:2). Relevant qualifications obtained in your home country, as per Anglia Ruskin's country-specific entry requirements.
Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has a proud history dating back to 1858, when philanthropist John Ruskin opened the first campus as what was then the Cambridge School of Art. ARU has grown exponentially since then, with four campuses in the East Anglia region. These are in: Cambridge Chelmsford London Peterborough Now students can study a range of subjects at ARU at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, with flexible...more
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