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19740 GBP/year
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About

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) course offered by the University of Essex offers you vocationally-relevant, research-led training of the highest quality, taught by academics known for their teaching excellence.

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Overview

You explore teaching methods and the description of English used in the investigation of language learning and teaching, and study additional topics according to your needs. These might include:

  • How second language learners acquire the four skills as well as language systems
  • How the four skills, vocabulary and grammar can be taught
  • How language learning can be assessed and tested
  • How different aspects of the psychology of language learners and teachers influence learning and classroom practice
  • How language lessons are planned, how materials are evaluated and designed, and how language classrooms can be managed

Your future

Takers of our Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)  course offered by the University of Essex and other courses in English Language Teaching come with the specific intention of entering the ELT/TESOL profession, which they duly go on to do.

Experiences English language teachers also join us to update their expertise and return to the classroom with a career enhancement.

The specialist knowledge you gain enables you to take senior or specialist roles, not necessarily only in the classroom but also in educational advice and management, programme evaluation, syllabus design and teacher education.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methods

  • Teaching, Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking in TEFL/TESOL

  • Language Learning and Teaching

  • Language Testing and Assessment

  • English for Specific Purposes: Traditions and Practices in Language Teaching

  • Teaching Practice

  • Educational Leadership and Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2.2 degree (or international equivalent) in the following disciplines: English Language Studies, English Language and Literature, Teaching(English), Linguistics, Modern Languages.
  • We will also consider applicants with a degree in an unrelated area but which contains a substantial element of English language, language education, linguistics, language studies or language teaching, or who can demonstrate a personal or professional interest or expertise in English and/or English language teaching..

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19740 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19740 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9200 GBP per year during 12 months.

PT

  • Home/UK fee: £4,600
  • International fee: £9,870

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

Our partners

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