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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Master
12 months
Duration
15100 GBP/year
7300 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) programme at Swansea University gives you the valuable skills to engage with theoretical and practical challenges of teaching English as a foreign language, or as a second language.    

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Overview

You can choose to complete a dissertation or compile a portfolio for the second stage of the course. Swansea University has one of the longest-established TESOL training and education centres in the UK and is internationally known for excellence in vocabulary research.

The College of Arts and Humanities is based on our energising Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay.

The Graduate Centre is designed to promote individual and collaborative research activity of international standard, providing a supportive environment for those undertaking postgraduate research and taught masters study. 

Career opportunities

The MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) programme at Swansea University is an ideal course if you are dedicated to an applied language career.Graduates from this course typically progress to further study, research or teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Vocabulary: teaching and learning
  • Research Methods for ELT
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Discourse Analysis for ELT
  • Young Language Learners
  • Grammatical Analysis
  • Communicative Language Teaching
  • Discourse Analysis for ELT

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Postgraduate Diploma students are expected to pursue 120 credits 

Delivered

On Campus

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 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The typical entry requirement is a first degree in English Language or a relevant discipline, normally a lower second (average 55 per cent) or above or equivalent.  
  • Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS overall score of 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each component.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part time 2 years

  • UK-EU £ 3,650
  • International £ 7,550

Part time 3 years/ PGDip PT

  • UK-EU £ 2,400
  • International £ 5,050

PGDip

  • UK-EU £ 4,900
  • International £ 10,100

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.

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