This Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Masters at the University of Stirling will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the principles and practice of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Our course is an advanced training and professional qualification for people who either work in, or plan to work in, any area of teaching English to speakers of other languages. It's suitable for both novice and experienced teachers. You’ll graduate with the knowledge and practical classroom skills to be a confident, critically reflective and enterprising teacher.
You will join a multinational network, and benefit from being taught by professionals who have experience of living and teaching all over the world. The course offers an excellent balance between theory and practice using a range of cutting-edge, innovative teaching methods. It also draws on best practice from across the TESOL sector, focusing on the development of advanced professional capabilities and knowledge in language learning and teaching.
As a TESOL student at the University of Stirling, you'll also have an opportunity to apply for a placement at one of our partner universities in Japan, Germany, Hungary or our partner institution in France, and put your learning into practice
Graduates will leave with an advanced knowledge and understanding of the TESOL sector, enabling them to take on more responsibility in current or future roles overseas or in the UK.
For more experienced teachers, the qualification has provided access to positions with the British Council or in the tertiary sector.
On completion of the MSc TESOL, overseas graduates will be well prepared to sit all three modules of the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations TKT.
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- Principles of Language Learning and Teaching
- TESOL Methodology
- Research Methods in TESOL
- Teaching English to Young Learners
- Grammar for TESOL
- Language Discourse and Society (LDS)
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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International applicants requiring a student visa are advised to apply at least eight weeks in advance of the start date.
DisciplinesLanguage Studies Teaching Teaching English View 550 other Masters in Language Studies in United Kingdom
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A minimum of a second class honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.
- Those entering the TESOL full-time programme with a recent Cambridge or Trinity DELTA will get exemption from TESP002 TESOL 'Methodology' and TESPOO4, ‘Grammar for TESOL’.
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International19145 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19145 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National8200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8200 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Stirling
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.