12 months
18500 GBP/year
8900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This one-year, intensive Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) course from the University of East Anglia has been designed to meet the changing needs of today’s English language teachers. You will gain an in-depth expertise in your field and graduate ready to contribute to the teaching of English worldwide, as a teacher, policy-maker, or academic researcher.

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Across one intensive year of study you will cultivate a breadth of knowledge about teaching English to speakers of other languages. You will also benefit from the depth of study that comes with a Master’s level programme.

You will study with top professors and highly qualified lecturers in the fields of applied linguistics, language education and English education.

Over the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) course from the University of East Anglia of your studies you will develop critical awareness of both current practice in language teaching and the latest research in UK and international contexts. You will also become expert in matters of professional responsibility, integrity and ethics – essential for your later career. At the same time you will build your academic and linguistic skills, including transferable skills such as independent study, critical thinking, and effective oral and written communication.

You will have the option to complete a dissertation, focusing on a research topic of your own choosing. Or you can choose to take additional taught modules. On the dissertation option you will explore a range of research methodologies. You will discover how to apply them and learn how to design and implement your own empirical research.


  • Language schools worldwide
  • Positions in government or policy organisations
  • Universities and schools
  • Freelance teaching or tutoring
  • Translation work

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Reading 
  • Principles and Practice in Second Language Education
  • Educational Research Methods 
  • Intercultural Communication in Practice 
  • Intercultural Education and Training 
  • Introducing Innovation and Change 

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

  • Degree Subject: English Language Teaching, English Language, Education, English Literature or a related English / Education / Linguistics subject area. Any subject for applicants with a track record of relevant experience.
  • Degree Classification 2:1 Honors degree or equivalent
  • Second Language teaching experience is desirable but not essential

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Norwich

609 - 1044 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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