18 months
9240 EUR/year
6300 EUR/year
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TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Distance Learning) programme from the University of Nicosia provides students a strong professional foundation for developing practical teaching skills in relation to TESOL.

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General Objectives of the TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Distance Learning) programme from the University of Nicosia :

  • To 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;
  • 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 MA TESOL programme 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.

Access to Further Studies

The graduate programme will provide the basis for acceptance to a doctoral degree in TESOL or Applied Linguistics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exploring Language for TESOL
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Language Teaching Methods and Course Design
  • Language Skills and Materials Development
  • Teaching English to Young Learners
  • Teaching English for Specific Purposes
  • Teaching Grammar

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.
Other requirements
  • Two academic reference letters.
  • Personal Statement: A letter highlighting the applicant’s individual competencies and strengths and providing his/her reflections regarding the expectations and value of the programme as well as to his/her personal advancement and career development.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9240 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13860 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9450 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.


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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Distance Learning)
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