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Applied Linguistics and TESOL (Distance Learning)

University of Leicester

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Build your academic and professional expertise in applied linguistics and TESOL without falling behind in other areas of your life. You can study this Applied Linguistics and TESOL (Distance Learning) MA offered at the University of Leicester online, from the comfort of your own home.

Overview

The Master's in Applied Linguistics and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) offered by University of Leicester is a rigorous qualification for experienced teachers of English which will build upon your professional knowledge and expertise. The programme has been developed with the professional in mind and offers you many opportunities for career enhancement.

The programme is based on content-rich online module materials, supported by multimedia and moderated discussion forums enabling you to study wherever or whenever you want. The MA also includes e-tivities (collaborative online activities) which allow you to discuss ideas and issues with peers from a range of backgrounds. Learning with others offers a rich resource which enables you to develop an understanding of educational systems other than your own. It also reduces the potential isolation of studying as a distance learning student.

The MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL provides professional development and training, including:

  • A critical understanding of key issues and debates in many areas of Applied Linguistics and of how these relate to English Language Teaching.
  • A body of knowledge that will enhance your ability to undertake language teaching at a range of levels and cultural and institutional contexts.
  • The ability to reflect, analyse and critically evaluate language teaching and learning concepts and theories, and to understand and examine the assumptions underlying different classroom practices.
  • The ability to analyse language in use from different perspectives relevant to language teaching and learning.
  • The skills to undertake effective practitioner research in your specific area of interest.

Careers and employability

Our degrees are highly valued by educational employers and our MA qualifications will help you to raise your profile when seeking to advance your career as a language teaching professional. The field of English Language Teaching is increasingly competitive and many organisations see a Master's level qualification as an essential requirement.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Second Language Teaching and Learning
  • Grammar Awareness
  • Phonology and Pronunciation Teaching
  • Language in Society
  • Discourse Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

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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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
61
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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.
90

Credits

180 alternative credits

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.
Lower Second Class

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!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
61
More about PTE Academic
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.
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:2 or above in a relevant subject, or equivalent.
  • You should be a teacher or already be working in the English Language Teaching field with two years' full time teaching experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3902 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9755 GBP for the full programme during 30 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3902 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9755 GBP for the full programme during 30 months.

Funding

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