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Full time | Harcourt Hill Campus | 12 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

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

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

(Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) course is a specialised pathway of our MA Education. The course is for early career teachers seeking a grounding in the core disciplines of TESOL. And those with considerable experience hoping to consolidate or progress into specialist areas of expertise.

You can tailor the course content to your professional context. The course incorporates practical and academic tasks and assignments. And discussion with fellow TESOL practitioners worldwide on cutting edge practice and research.

You have the option to specialise in the following areas:

  • the multilingual learner
  • English Language Teaching (ELT) materials development
  • English for specific purposes.

Career prospects

Recent students graduating with an MA Education (TESOL) have moved from teaching into teacher professional development, management of language schools and language businesses, materials and test writing.

Others have gone from school to university teaching and from general English to specific English teaching for academic purposes, business and law.

Modules

As an experienced ELT practitioner, you can use this module to extend your practice and bring yourself up to date with cutting-edge professional dialogue and research. You will engage with current issues in ELT by asking: what is changing in the English language profession and why? We'll aim to answer this question through: debates talks with practitioners and specialists from the ELT field exchange of experience and expertise from the student cohort fieldwork small-scale research enquiry critical engagement with professional literature. You will be encouraged to review your current practice, and form your own critical responses to professional debates.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£6,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£14,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants must demonstrate that they have a first degree at 2.2 level or above. TESOL pathway students are required to show evidence of teaching experience of two years in any context, including summer language schools, one-to-one teaching, or teaching assistant roles. Teaching practice acquired through CELTA or DELTA qualifications can count towards this. In some cases, a shorter period of teaching experience can be negotiated where there has been significant TESOL content study.

University information

Based in the historic student city of Oxford, Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities. It enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence, innovative approaches to learning, and strong links with business and industry. The university welcomes students from more than 140 countries around the world, and is proud of its diverse, inclusive community. Oxford Brookes is known for great teaching, coming second in...more

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