M.A. On Campus

Education (Second Language Learning and Teaching)

University of Reading

12 months
18650 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Education (Second Language Learning and Teaching) from University of Reading examines the broader philosophical, sociological, and psychological aspects and issues related to leadership, teaching, mentoring and research in education.


Education (Second Language Learning and Teaching) from University of Reading is designed to enhance the analytical and research skills that you will need to pursue your desired career, whether you choose to specialise in teaching and working with children and young people in schools and other education settings, develop your profile in education leadership and policy to bring about change, or investigate the research and scholarship that influences professional practice and decision-making in education.


Our master’s programme is the ideal qualification for educators at all points in their careers. Where students choose to pursue a specialism, they may wish to use this to further develop their professional expertise in education and teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Second Language Teaching and Learning
  • Research Approaches to Second Language Learning and Teaching
  • Developing Expertise in Teaching
  • Educating Diverse Groups
  • Families and Education

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

  • You hold, or are predicted to achieve, a 2.1 UK honours degree or equivalent non-UK qualification normally in Education Studies, or Education Studies with another subject.  interest in education and an appropriate level of professional experience.
    • You present appropriate evidence of a minimum of one year, full-time equivalent, of professional experience working as an educator. 
    • You must have professional experience in the practical application of education, and have led and delivered educational activity.
    •  You must supply one reference from a suitable person in authority who can confirm the extent, range and quality of your professional experience to the satisfaction of the Admissions Team.
    • You present a personal statement that details your rationale for applying for the MA Education programme. 
    • International applicants must hold IELTS 6.5 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18650 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK/Republic of Ireland students have the same tuition.

Living costs for Reading

903 - 1382 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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