With The M.A in Chinese - Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages at University College Cork you will develop an understanding of key issues in teaching Chinese as a linguistic system to a variety of learners and become familiar with recent research and publications on theory and practice in teaching Chinese. Students of this programme gain practical professional experience by engaging with in-class observation and practice teaching and they learn how to evaluate their own professional competence and that of others.
Chinese language learning among non-Chinese people is expanding all the time and it’s a truly global market. This means that an MA TCSOL from UCC can be a passport to employment as a Chinese language teaching professional not just in Ireland but anywhere in the world. For those who already have experience teaching Chinese, the MA TCSOL offers a chance to consolidate understanding and develop specific skills and expertise.
Programme StructureCourses included:
- English for Academic Study
- Advanced Chinese for TCSOL Teachers
- Teaching Practice
- From Pedagogical Theory to Effective Classroom
- Teaching Practice Internship
- Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages: A Pedagogical Gramma
- Postgraduate Research Skills
- Dissertation in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesLanguage Studies Teaching View 36 other Masters in Teaching in Ireland
- Candidates should hold a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or equivalent in a relevant subject area such as Chinese or Asian Studies. Candidates who are native speakers of Chinese should have a degree in the following disciplines areas Chinese or Asian Studies, Linguistics, Education, Pedagogy, Foreign Languages, Literatures and Communication.
- Candidates who hold a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) in another relevant area may also be considered under Recognition of Prior Learning
- Fluency in Chinese (minimum HSK level 5 or equivalent)
- Please note that as part of this programme students will require Garda Vetting as they will take part in a placement or UCC related activity where they will be working in an unsupervised capacity with children and/or vulnerable adults.
International18800 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18800 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA6630 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6630 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Cork
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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