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Applied Linguistics and TESOL

University of Portsmouth

12 months
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About

If you teach English to speakers of other languages and want to continue your personal and professional development, enhance your abilities and become an expert in your field, Applied Linguistics and TESOL course at University of Portsmouth is your next step.

Overview

On this MA Applied Linguistics and TESOL course at University of Portsmouth, you’ll take your qualifications to Master’s level – whether you choose to study full-time, part-time, or part-time via distance learning – and develop your expertise in fields that interest you the most.

You'll enhance your teaching skills too, so when you graduate, you'll be ready to take the next ambitious strides in your career.

What You Will Experience?

On this course, you’ll:

  • Develop the skills needed to teach English around the world, to speakers of other languages
  • Expand your knowledge of the theories and methods used in linguistics
  • Unpick the hidden systems and bias in the use of language
  • Reflect on your teaching practice from theoretical and research-based perspectives

If you choose to study this course via distance learning, you'll follow the same course structure as the full-time and part-time options, but without the necessity to attend lectures and seminars on campus. 

Career

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry.

Previous students have gone on to work in universities in the UK and abroad, continued their studies, or taken on more advanced roles in their current place of work.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Theory and Practice of TESOL
  • Dissertation
  • Using Technology and Corpora in Learning, Teaching and Research
  • World Englishes
  • Analysing, Evaluating and Writing Material
  • Analysing Discourse
  • Professional Portfolio

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

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More details

September, January

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree or equivalent, plus initial teacher training and a minimum of three months full-time, relevant, teaching experience. 
  • If you do not have relevant teaching experience, you can still apply for our campus programme, and you will study an additional non-credit bearing module The Classroom Practice of TESOL at no additional cost.

Tuition Fee

https://www.port.ac.uk/study/masters-and-postgraduate-taught/fees-and-funding

Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /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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