The Education with TESOL at Bishop Grosseteste University College is designed for individuals who wish to pursue a career and have a special interest in working with learners of English as an additional, second or foreign language.
If you have a passion for education and a curiosity about the processes involved in the teaching and learning of language, then our exciting Masters level course in Education with TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is ideal for you. The course is designed with both aspiring and experienced teachers in mind. It will provide the tools and resources that you need in order to develop your teaching skills, reflect upon your professional practice and conduct your own research in the field of English Language Education.
During the course you will develop a comprehensive understanding of professional competence and the theoretical implications of the practice of English Language Teaching. With an emphasis on the integration of practice and theory, you will acquire expertise in approaches and techniques to teaching language to speakers of other languages and develop a range of practical skills.
The course can act as perfect preparation for anyone wishing to teach or undertake a pastoral role either internationally or in an independent educational setting within the UK. It accommodates both early career teachers seeking a grounding in the core disciplines of TESOL and those with considerable experience who are hoping to consolidate or progress into specialist areas of expertise.
Careers & Further Study
The MA Education with TESOL programme is ideal preparation for anyone wishing to teach or undertake a pastoral role, internationally or in an independent educational setting within the UK. It is ideal for international students/teachers wishing to return home to teach English, in a range of educational settings including international schools, colleges, and businesses. Equipped with relevant research skills and advanced knowledge about second language acquisition and language learning, you will have all of the relevant training you need to begin your career with opportunities across the world in the field of English language teaching.
On successful completion you will be able to apply your knowledge of the latest theory, policy and practise of international English language education to a variety of global professions, not only in second language teaching in schools and universities, but also in educational management, educational marketing, teacher training, materials development and publishing.
You can apply until:
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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