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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, M.A.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #25 (QS) ,
The Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages [MA(TESOL)] programme prepares English-language teachers for schools, universities and other educational institutions in Asia and elsewhere. 

About

Jointly offered by the Faculty of Education and the Centre for Applied English Studies in the Faculty of Arts, the programme is designed for recent university graduates/graduating students, and will develop students' understanding of key concepts, theories and research related to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

Programme Structure

For qualifications from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which language of teaching and/or examination is not English,  a candidate is required to obtain a score of 580 or above in the paper-based TOEFL with a Test of Written English score of 4.0 or above, or a score of 80 in the internet-based TOEFL with a score of 25 or above in the Writing section; or a minimum overall band of 6.5 with no sub-test lower than 6.0 in IELTS.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in English Language, Linguistics, Literature or English Language Education from this University or another comparable institution.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    18686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18686 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    5388 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5388 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

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

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