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1 year

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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Tesol (Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages) Education Studies

Course type


Course Summary


If you have a passion for education and a curiosity about the language teaching and learning process itself then this course will both enthuse and challenge in equal measure. The MA Education with TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) programme is designed for individuals who wish to pursue a career and have a special interest in working with learners of English as an additional, second or foreign language.

About The Course

The course is designed with both aspiring and experienced teachers in mind. It will provide the tools and resources that you need in order to enhance your teaching skills, reflect upon your professional practice and conduct your own research in the field of English Language Education.

During the course you will develop a comprehensive understanding of professional competence and the theoretical implications of the practice of English Language Teaching. With an emphasis on the integration of practice and theory, you will acquire expertise in approaches and techniques to teaching language to speakers of other languages and develop a range of practical skills.

It accommodates both early career teachers seeking a grounding in the core disciplines of TESOL and those with considerable experience who are hoping to consolidate or progress into specialist areas of expertise. The course can act as perfect preparation for anyone wishing to teach or undertake a teaching and/or pastoral role either internationally or in an independent educational setting within the UK.

Careers & Further Study

The MA Education with TESOL programme is perfect preparation for anyone wishing to teach or undertake a pastoral role, internationally or in an independent educational setting within the UK. It is ideal for international students/ teachers wishing to return home to teach English in a range of educational settings including international schools, colleges, and businesses. Equipped with research skills and advanced knowledge about language learning, you will be ideally placed to begin your career and take full advantage of the rapidly growing opportunities for teaching English across the world. Further career opportunities include teaching and leadership positions in language schools both in the UK and internationally.


This is a core module intended to provide you with sufficient theoretical, conceptual and philosophical grounding in qualitative, quantitative and mixed method research designs to become an increasingly informed and productive member of your own professional and scholarly communities. The module will provide you with the research skills to commission or carry out and critically evaluate rigorous research in the field of education and TESOL.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

You will need to have obtained, or be predicted to obtain, normally an undergraduate honours degree with a minimum of lower second class honours (or equivalent).