12 months
20400 GBP/year
9300 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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You will explore key theories and debates in language acquisition and teaching, focusing on learning and education. On this Education - Language and Education MA at University of Sheffield you'll engage critically and constructively in debates relating to language learning. 

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Designed for anyone interested in languages and education and the role of languages in society, this Education - Language and Education course at University of Sheffield covers a very broad field and will appeal to those working in language teaching and learning, both internationally and nationally, whether teaching English as a foreign language/second language, or teaching second or foreign languages. It will also appeal to those fascinated by the world of linguistics and sociolinguistics.


  • Teaching and learning takes place via lectures, weekly seminars, individual tutorials, discussion, active inquiry and investigations. 
  • Regular meetings with a personal tutor support and encourage your learning and understanding.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Issues in Education and Educational Research
  • Language Acquisition, Learning and Pedagogy
  • Language, Society and Education 
  • Qualitative Methodologies in Educational Research
  • The Practice of Research
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree in a related field is required.
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
  • We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9300 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /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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