24 months
278 USD/year
18 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MA Program in English Language Teaching from METU Middle East Technical University aims to provide students with a firm foundation in the cultural, theoretical, and applied aspects of English Language Teaching. 


Key Features

The program is designed around three major academic objectives: to foster cultural and contextual knowledge of ELT and English language learners; to instruct students in advanced ELT pedagogies and practices; and to improve interactive English language instruction across diverse instructional mediums. Graduates will develop their capabilities as adaptive and creative thinkers and be equipped with strong academic research skills and superior theoretical and practical knowledge of English language teaching.

The English Language Teaching from METU Middle East Technical University is offered with a thesis option only. In this full-time program, students must complete three required courses, five elective courses, and write a Master’s Thesis. Upon the successful completion of the requirements of the program, the Master’s Degree in English Language Teaching will be awarded.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Issues in ELT
  • Research Methods for ELT
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Curriculum Development for ELT 
  • Teaching English with Literature 
  • Linguistics for English Language Teaching 
  • Teaching Young Learners
  • Materials Evaluation and Development in ELT
  • English Language Testing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International Graduate Students' Registration Form: The form is expected to be downloaded by the student and filled, including the student's signature.
  • ALES / GRE Score Sheet: The score sheets are valid for five years from the exact date they are announced. Students who used to be registered in one of the graduate programs of METU and then either canceled the registration on their own will or were dismissed from the program are not asked to provide a new ALES / GRE score only if they have not been registered to graduate programs of METU for one academic year at max.
  • English Proficiency Score (METU EPE / IELTS / TOEFL / PTE Academic)
  • One photo
  • Identity page of your passport
  • Residence Permit Card: Required only if the student has a residence permit card before the registration to METU.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    278 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 139 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    18 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • Resident: 154 TL/semester
  • Non-Resident: 2500 TL/Semester

Living costs for Ankara

1600 - 2350 TRY /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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