18 months
7200 EUR/year
4200 EUR/year
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The TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Distance Learning) programme from University of Nicosia develop in the student an understanding of a range of disciplines and areas of professional activity which underpin the field of TESOL and constitute its focus and its concerns;

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Specific Objectives

  • To provide students with a solid theoretical foundation and the necessary professional skills in TESOL;
  • To equip the students with the linguistic knowledge, cultural understanding, and pedagogical training essential to the various aspects of TESOL;
  • To provide theoretical and/or practical support for actual situations within the language classroom,
  • To develop students’ skills in critical reading and ability to design a research project,
  • To provide the theoretical and/or practical basis required for the study of a doctoral degree.”

Career Prospects

The TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Distance Learning) programme from University of Nicosia prepares students and educators for global careers as ESL/EFL teachers and course developers. It is designed for those who may have little or no substantial teaching experience but who wish to gain a substantial postgraduate qualification early in their professional lives in the field of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). Graduates will be able to be employed as teaching professionals at private and state institutions, both in Cyprus and abroad, teaching English to non-native speakers of the language.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exploring Language for TESOL
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Language Teaching Methods and Course Design
  • Language Skills and Materials Development
  • Research Methods in TESOL
  • Teaching English to Young Learners

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum general requirement for admission to the post-graduate degree programme is a Bachelor Degree from a recognised university.
Academic requirements
  • All applicants for entrance in the MA TESOL programme offered by the Department should have at least a lower second class (2:2) Bachelor degree in English Language/ English Linguistics and/or English Literature from a recognised university.
  • Teaching experience is not essential but preferred. Tutoring experience is helpful.
  • Applicants with a lower grade or whose degree is on a related discipline will be considered on their own merits.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6300 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.


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