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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (Distance Learning)

University of Birmingham

18 months
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1140 GBP/module
1140 GBP/module
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About

Our popular Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (Distance Learning) at University of Birmingham  is designed for practising teachers of English as a second or foreign language who wish to continue to develop their professional knowledge and skills, in particular their knowledge of classroom methodology and materials design.

Overview

We explore different approaches to the teaching and learning of English and study the close relationship between language teaching theory and practice. The programme encourages you to use the concepts and theories that you encounter during your course of study in your own classroom. 

Delivered part-time and by distance learning, the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (Distance Learning) at University of Birmingham allows you to study alongside other commitments. You will be provided with a set of interactive course materials to complete in part-time, self-study mode over a period of 18 months.

Career

This programme is designed to contribute to your professional development and enhance your career prospects.

Our postgraduates develop a broad range of transferable skills that are highly valued by employers, particularly in relation to verbal and written communication. They also develop crucial skills in organisation, time management, analysis and interpretation of information.

Many of our graduates enter roles, or progress to more senior roles, in fields for which their programme has prepared them, such as teaching, teacher training and lecturing.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Language Teaching Methodology
  • Syllabus and Materials Design
  • Lexis
  • Pedagogic Grammar
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Teaching Languages to Young Learners

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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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.
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Delivered

Online

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.
Required

English requirements

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!
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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • We usually ask for a good Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, or equivalent professional experience. Consideration will be given to a Certificate in Education from a Teacher Training College (three-year course). 
  • Please provide details of any current and/or previous employment in your application; it is always helpful to include a current CV but please complete the relevant sections of the application form as well.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1140 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1140 GBP per module during 18 months.
  • National

    1140 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1140 GBP per module during 18 months.

Funding

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