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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with a Specialism in Assessment and Evaluation (MSc)

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with a Specialism in Assessment and Evaluation (MSc)

Different course options

Full time | University of St Andrews | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Tesol (Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The TESOL MSc with a Specialism in Assessment and Evaluation gives students with an interest in this field the opportunity to integrate the theory and practice of teaching English to speakers of other languages, with a particular focus on assessment and evaluation.

Course information

The MSc in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with a Specialism in Assessment and Evaluation is a one-year course run by the English Language Teaching department. It is designed to be useful to both experienced English language teachers as well as those considering a career in English language teaching. It is aimed at teachers with a particular interest in assessment and evaluation.

Highlights

  • Focus your studies in your particular area of interest, and gain a better theoretical and practical understanding of the challenges and opportunities related to assessment and evaluation.
  • Take a specific Assessment and Evaluation module, conduct research in this area as part of an Action Research module, and choose a dissertation topic to research further into the field of teaching young learners.
  • Join experienced practitioners and scholars in the English language teaching community, with opportunities to be involved in ongoing professional development events and the annual English for Academic Purposes (EAP) conference.
  • Integrate theory and practice – discuss theoretical concepts and frameworks in small groups and apply these through practical assessments and peer teaching sessions.
  • Engage in and reflect on a new language learning experience as part of the programme to gain a 360 degree perspective on language teaching and learning.

Careers

TESOL graduates are equipped with a range of skills and experiences which allow them to take on a variety of roles. The majority of TESOL students work within education, either as teachers or lecturers, as researchers, or as policymakers. Other graduates work in publishing, journalism and management.

Modules

This module focuses on how subsequent languages are learnt after the first language by exploring the development of SLA theory. You willthen consider how this theory informs teaching.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,450

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£19,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applications are welcomed from all education systems. A good 2.1 Honours degree or 3.3/4.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) is typically required in any discipline. The School also consider applications from students who can provide significant professional or other relevant experience alongside evidence of prior alternative learning such as professional qualifications or certifications.