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Applied Linguistics with TESOL

University of Birmingham

12 months
Duration
21240 GBP/year
9810 GBP/year
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About

This Applied Linguistics with TESOL programme from University of Birmingham is designed for experienced teachers – with more than a year’s professional language teaching experience – wishing to develop their knowledge of linguistics and understand its potential applications in language teaching. 

Overview

The Applied Linguistics with TESOL programme from University of Birmingham aim to equip students with the linguistic and pedagogic knowledge, the research and analytic skills, and the confidence necessary to develop their careers in English language teaching, and/or to move into areas such as teacher-training or ELT management.

Why study this course?

  • Tailored to your level of experience – this programme is specifically designed for more experienced language teachers, so it offers an advanced level of study that will allow you to build on your existing skills and experience..
  • Access to fantastic resources – as an English Language and Linguistics student at Birmingham, you will have free access to the hardware, software and data resources held at the Centre for Corpus Research. You will also have access to the resources such as the Academic Writing Advisory Service and the Bank of Assessed Work to help with transitioning to postgraduate studies or if you are returning to the world of academia.
  • Excellent reputation – the Department of English Language and Linguistics is one of the oldest and largest of its kind in the country. You will be taught by experts in the field, with a range of interests and specialisms. The University has also been ranked as one of the world's top 50 institutions to study English Language and Literature in the 2021 QS World University Rankings.
  • Ongoing support – you will have your own personal tutor to guide you throughout the programme.
  • A vibrant and active postgraduate community – join a range of exciting conferences, seminars and social events. There is always something happening in the Department.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Describing Language
  • Syllabus and Materials 
The module will also focus on developing specific teaching skills, in particular:
  • Planning and evaluating a language lesson;
  • Presenting and practising vocabulary and grammatical structures;
  • Using educational technology and other teaching equipment;
  • Asking questions, eliciting responses, and correcting errors;
  • Teaching through task based learning;
  • Teaching reading and writing;
  • Teaching listening and speaking (including pronunciation);
  • Managing classroom interaction and dealing with problem behaviour

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We usually require an upper second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in Applied Linguistics, Linguistics, English Language or another relevant subject (e.g. Translation Studies, TEFL/TESL/TESOL, English Literature, Communication Studies). Appropriate work experience will also be taken into consideration.
  • Applicants for this programme must also have at least one year’s language teaching experience. Less experienced language teachers will benefit from our MA TESOL programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21240 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9810 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9810 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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