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TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) MA

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) MA

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Full time | Canterbury Christ Church University | 1 year | SEP

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Tesol (Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages)

Course type


Course Summary


English teachers are in high demand across the globe. Our MA TESOL is a great choice whether you are a practising professional keen to take your English teaching to a higher level or a graduate looking to begin an exciting career that opens a world of possibilities.

Studying an MA at university makes you part of an academic community from day one. The support services and facilities you'll have access to as a university student are excellent.

We also offer one of the few MA TESOL courses in the UK that includes teaching practice.

As the generally accepted highest academic degree in the field, an MA TESOL demonstrates knowledge and understanding of English language teaching, a familiarity with a range of relevant literature and an ability to research and to present informed discussions and ideas on related subjects.

Your future career

With an MA TESOL, your career prospects are enhanced, with paths into:

  • primary, secondary or tertiary school management abroad
  • senior, advisory, management and leadership positions, e.g. as Directors of Studies or Academic Directors in local and national English language schools
  • work with Departments of Ministries of Education, such as curriculum and syllabus design, materials writing and assessment
  • ELT publishing
  • teacher training
  • testing and writing for examination boards
  • academic research


Exploring English Language Teaching: Past, Present & Future - Core
Contemporary Topics in TESOL - Core
Second Language Learning - Core
Teaching Practice or Practical Project - Core
Language Systems & Appropriate Pedagogy - Core
Research Methods in TESOL - Core

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Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have a relevant Honours degree at 2:2 or above.

University information

First established in 1962, Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) has built an excellent reputation over the past 60 years for its quality training and education programmes. It is one of just a handful of universities within the UK to be located within a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with campuses in Canterbury, Medway and in Tunbridge Wells. Students who opt to attend CCCU will note the rich heritage of not just the institution but the...more

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