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Applied Linguistics and Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages

University of Malta

18 months
Duration
3200 EUR/year
3200 EUR/year
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About

The taught MA in Applied Linguistics and Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at the University of Malta assists in the development of a better-informed cadre of English language professionals well equipped to research and contribute to language policy, course design and delivery, teacher education, professional development, and TESOL management.

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Overview

This Applied Linguistics and Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at the University of Malta enhances awareness of issues surrounding the learning of English by speakers of other languages in different contexts around the world and it leads to a range of career paths in the international TESOL industry. 

It offers focused and scholarly engagement with current theory and practice in second language acquisition, the learning of language skills and systems, the evaluation of English language proficiency, the use of digital technology in TESOL, and English for Specific Purposes. It provides the opportunity to conduct corpus-based research in English as a second and foreign language. 

The M.A. in Applied Linguistics and TESOL furnishes you with the knowledge and skills needed to occupy a variety of academic and managerial roles worldwide.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

The M.A. in Applied Linguistics and Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages enables you to fill such positions as those of Director of Studies, trainer, course designer, examiner, consultant, etc. It also makes you eligible for doctoral study in TESOL.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in TESOL
  • Applied Linguistics for TESOL
  • Advanced Grammar
  • Evaluating English Language Proficiency
  • Developing English Language Proficiency
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • TESOL Practicum
  • Digital Technology in TESOL
  • English for Specific Purposes

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a Bachelor’s degree in English from this University or from a higher education institution, provided that they demonstrate, through appropriate certification and references, that they have undertaken at least 500 hours of teaching English or are in possession of a Malta Qualifications Framework Level 4 qualification in TESOL or higher or
  • a Bachelor’s degree in an area of study deemed relevant, provided that they are either in possession of a Malta Qualifications Framework Level 4 qualification in English or an IELTS 7 or equivalent and have undertaken at least 1000 hours of teaching English or, if they have no teaching experience, they will be required to follow and successfully complete the University of Malta Certificate in ELT or
  • a DELTA (Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults) or Dip.TESOL (Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) qualification or equivalent, including relevant teaching experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4800 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4800 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • Fee per semester: Eur 1,600

Living costs for Msida

690 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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