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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

University of Birmingham

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
20160 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) programme offered by the University of Birmingham is designed for those with less than one year’s language teaching experience.

Overview

We explore different approaches to the teaching and learning of English and study the close relationship between language teaching theory and practice.

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) programme offered by the University of Birmingham encourages you to use the concepts and theories that you encounter during your course of study in your own classroom. We aim to equip students with the linguistic and pedagogic knowledge, the research and analytic skills, and the confidence necessary to begin a career in English language teaching.

Careers

The University's Careers Network provides expert guidance and activities especially for postgraduates, which will help you achieve your career goals. The College of Arts and Law also has a dedicated  careers and employability team who offer tailored advice and a programme of College-specific careers events.

You will be encouraged to make the most of your postgraduate experience and will have the opportunity to:

  • Receive one-to-one careers advice, including guidance on your job applications, writing your CV and improving your interview technique, whether you are looking for a career inside or outside of academia
  • Meet employers face-to-face at on-campus recruitment fairs and employer presentations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Syllabus Design & Language Teaching
  • Second Language Learning and Teaching
  • Teaching and Learning Grammar and Vocabulary
  • Research Methods in Applied Linguistics
  • Bilingualism and Multilingualism in the TESOL Classroom
  • Business Discourse and Communication
  • Corpus Assisted Language Learning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We usually require an upper second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in TEFL/TESL or TESOL, English Language or another relevant subject (e.g. Linguistics, Translation Studies). Appropriate work experience will also be taken into consideration.

  • This programme is designed for those with less than one year’s language teaching experience. More experienced language teachers will benefit from our MA Applied Linguistics with TESOL programme.
  • Academic requirements: We accept a range of qualifications from different countries - use our handy guide below to see what qualifications we accept from your country.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20160 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20160 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • £4,750 /year part-time UK students

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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