M.A. On Campus

Education – TESOL

Oxford Brookes University

12 months
15200 GBP/year
6850 GBP/year
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The Education – TESOL programme at the Oxford Brookes University is for early career teachers seeking a grounding in the core disciplines of TESOL. And those with considerable experience hoping to consolidate or progress into specialist areas of expertise. 


You can tailor the course content to your professional context. The Education – TESOL programme at the Oxford Brookes University incorporates practical and academic tasks and assignments. And discussion with fellow TESOL practitioners worldwide on cutting edge practice and research. You have the option to specialise in the following areas:

  • the multilingual learner
  • English Language Teaching (ELT) materials development
  • English for specific purposes. 

You can study online through distance learning, on campus or through a combination of the two. As a campus-based student, you have the option of a volunteer placement scheme teaching Oxford-based asylum seekers.

Career prospects

Recent students graduating with an MA Education (TESOL) have moved from teaching into teacher professional development, management of language schools and language businesses, materials and test writing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Language Acquisition and Development: Principles and Practice
  • Descriptions of English
  • ELT Changing Methodologies 
  • Teaching English for Specific Purposes
  • Multilingual Learners

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must demonstrate that they have a first degree at 2.2 level or above.
  • TESOL pathway students are required to show evidence of teaching experience of two years in any context, including summer language schools, one-to-one teaching, or teaching assistant roles. Teaching practice acquired through CELTA or DELTA qualifications can count towards this. In some cases, a shorter period of teaching experience can be negotiated where there has been significant TESOL content study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15200 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6850 GBP per year during 12 months.

Home (UK) part time: £765 per single module

Home (UK) distance learning: £765 per single module

International / EU distance learning: £1,690 per single module

Living costs for Oxford

939 - 1530 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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