menu icon
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) MA/ Postgraduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Certificate

Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) MA/ Postgraduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Certificate

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Tefl (Teaching English As A Foreign Language)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

MA Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) programme is an internationally recognised qualification in English Language Teaching. The programme has been designed to be practical and you will have opportunities to create bespoke teaching and learning materials as well as visit British schools to observe classroom teaching. Some teaching experience is an advantage but not essential. This programme is aimed at individuals with knowledge and understanding of current debates relevant to the teaching and learning of English as a Foreign Language. You will be supported in becoming a reflective TEFL practitioner, a competent educational researcher and an active member of the international academic and professional TEFL community. The School of Education also has a vibrant community of research students (EdD and PhD), who are researching a range of topics, including bilingual education, second language motivation, second language learning in virtual environments, intercultural communication, complementary schools, and many others. The course participants will experience a range of teaching and learning styles, including lectures and group discussions, practical demonstrations and microteaching, group presentations, school observations, journals and group projects. Students will also study Pgcert and Pgdip.

Different course options

Full time | Edgbaston Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

This module will help you to introduce and discuss the basic terminology of second language acquisition theory; examine a wide range of data from case-studies, language classrooms, and experimental studies to lead students toward making inductions; examine the relevance of major language learning theories for teaching; encourage you to critically evaluate your own learning and teaching experiences in the light of theoretical perspectives.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,910

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students will need to have a degree or diploma or relevant professional experience, training or other qualifications and experience deemed suitable for entry onto this programme.

University information

Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more