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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Tesol (Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages) Information Technology (General)

Course type


Course Summary

The TESOL with ICT MA at Brighton is one of a limited number of courses in the UK that allow language teachers to explore the role of media in the teaching and learning of languages, combining academic study with the design and development of materials.

The course is designed for professionals who already have experience of second language teaching, either in the UK or abroad. As with the other MAs in Brighton's English Language Teacher Development programme, it encourages you to locate your enquiries in your own professional context, so you can apply your newly acquired skills and knowledge directly.

The department has an extensive range of digital media capture and editing equipment, its own dedicated computer pool, and access to a television studio in the Checkland building, allowing you to work with the digital tools required for materials design and production. Typical areas for investigation include print, audio, audiovisual, interactive multimedia, podcasting, e‑learning, social software such as blogs and wikis, and interactive electronic whiteboards.

Different course options

Full time | Falmer Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module covers the use of (primarily digital) technology in the second language learning field. Students explore the technologies, applications and tools available and consider models for their integration into language learning and teaching. Relevant topics include text manipulation, computers and second language writing, blogs and wikis, social media, interactive whiteboards, digital play, concordancing, mobile devices and pod/vodcasting. The module is assessed through an analysis and evaluation of the ways a specific digital technology may be used to support the teaching and learning of a second language.
Research Methods for Investigating Second Language Teaching and Learning

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Entry requirements

The MA is usually open to second language teachers with more than two years of teaching experience. Places are normally given to those who have a good first degree (BA or BSc), and a high standard of spoken and written English. It is also an advantage to have some form of initial teaching qualification.

University information

Located on England’s beautiful south coast, the University of Brighton is a busy multi-campus university with a diverse body of over 3,800 postgraduate students. The university offer over 200 postgraduate courses, many accredited by professional bodies, and most providing flexible study options so that students can balance their studies with other commitments. The university has also been ranked in the top 25% of UK universities for research...more

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