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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

University of Northampton

12 months
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About

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) course from the University of Northampton, based in the Faculty of Education and Humanities, has been designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be an effective teacher of the language.

Overview

At Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) course from the University of Northampton applying the insights of linguistic research into how English is learned and used in a wide variety of situations, the programme with its practical focus will help you become a resourceful, reflective and confident professional in the field of English language teaching.

Career Opportunities

Graduates should be able to seek employment opportunities in a wide variety of areas including:
  • English language teaching in any education sector (this may depend on having fulfilled primary teaching qualifications in the countries in which you choose to work as the MA would not be a substitute for such qualifications) 
  • teacher training 
  • testing: both in supporting existing testing programmes and developing programmes in companies developing and implementing communication skills training
  • continued academic research in areas of interest developed as a consequence of involvement in this course
  • in companies developing and implementing communication skills training

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods 
  • Understanding Language in Use: Approaches to the Analysis of Discourse 
  • Approaches to Language Learning – Theory and Method 
  • ELT in Practice 
  • Classroom Language Assessment and Test Construction 
  • Research Thesis
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most courses do not have formal closing dates but you are advised to apply as early as possible to secure your place.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you have a first or second class (2.1) undergraduate degree. 
  • You will be interviewed (via Skype, when appropriate) prior to acceptance on the course.

Tuition Fee

To be announced

Living costs for Northampton

796 - 1510 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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