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About

The MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages gives you the valuable skills to engage with theoretical and practical challenges of teaching English as a foreign language, or as a second language.   You can choose to complete a dissertation or compile a portfolio for the second stage of the course.

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Overview

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.It offers postgraduate training to enhance academic and professional development, and facilitates seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.

Programme Structure

The full-time course is divided across the year with three modules offered in each academic semester, before a professional practice portfolio is assembled or a dissertation is written over the summer.A variety of compelling modules include:• Communicative language teaching

  • Grammatical analysis
  • Discourse analysis for language teaching • Methods for classroom teaching
  • Professional reflective practice
  • Research methods for applied linguistics • Second language acquisition
  • Vocabulary: teaching and learning

• Young language learners

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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
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Credits

180 alternative 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.
First 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).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

The typical entry requirement is a degree in English Language or a relevant discipline, normally a lower second (average 55 per cent) or above or equivalent.  

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 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.

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