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English Language Teaching

Nottingham Trent University

12 months
14800 GBP/year
7700 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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English Language Teaching from Nottingham Trent University is designed for experienced English as a Foreign Language teachers, who are seeking opportunities to enhance their professional development and career opportunities.


English Language Teaching from Nottingham Trent University integrates the theoretical and practical aspects of English language teaching. It aims to develop your in-depth knowledge and understanding of the links between teaching, academic research, and theories of language learning and teaching. It provides advanced training in skills for English language teaching, course design, materials development, and assessment.

Our teaching methods encourage active participation in group work, discussion and exchange of ideas, with the aim of developing students’ critical and analytical skills. We value the range of perspectives that students from different socio-cultural contexts bring to teaching and learning.


This career focused English Language Teaching course from Nottingham Trent University is designed to provide a pathway to posts in academic management, teacher-training or materials writing for experienced teachers. We have graduates working as English language teaching professionals, teacher trainers, textbook writers or university lecturers throughout the world.

Although this course does not offer a formal placement, it is a vocationally focused course which aims to help you to achieve an English Language teaching post in your chosen country.

Alongside your postgraduate studies, you can count on the professional, industry-tailored support of our Employability team – each one of our Schools has its own dedicated careers consultant, specialising in postgraduate vacancies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory and Practice in Language Teaching
  • Analysing Language in Use
  • Course Design and Assessment
  • Research Methods 
  • Dissertation

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We would recommend applying as soon as you are able as we may close the course if it is full.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a UK honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent.
  • two years' full-time English language teaching / TESOL experience (or equivalent).
  • Alternatively, we accept five years' English language teaching / TESOL experience without a degree (non-graduates).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part time Home (UK) tuition £3,850
  • Part time International and EU tuition £7,400

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 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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