English Language Teaching and Professional Practice

Postgraduate Certificate
3 months
2167 GBP/year
2167 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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We provide academic and professional development for experienced English language teachers who are looking to advance their careers within the profession at this English Language Teaching and Professional Practice from Leeds Beckett University.

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You will refine your expertise with feedback from experienced tutors following lesson observations, and you will enhance your understanding of language and methodology by taking part in workshops, through reading and research, and by planning and teaching lessons and courses.

Taught by highly qualified and experienced teacher trainers, this prestigious qualification for English language teachers also confers TEFL-Qualified status as defined by the British Council accreditation scheme.


On successful completion of this   English Language Teaching and Professional Practice from Leeds Beckett University , you will be well-placed to secure a promotion to a managerial or senior teacher role. You could also pursue a career writing teaching materials or seek out opportunities as a teacher trainer.

  • English Language Teacher
  • Materials Writer
  • Director of Studies or other educational manager
  • Teacher Trainer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Language, Methodology & Resources for Language Teaching 
    • Developing Professional Practice 
    • Extending Practice & English Language Teaching Specialism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should either have a second class honours degree and at least two years' full-time (1200 hours) English Language Teaching experience within the last five years or have substantial English Language Teaching work experience. 
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language are required to have IELTS 7.5 with no skill below 7.0 or an equivalent award. 
  • All applicants must pass a screening interview with the admissions tutor (who must be a Delta approved tutor for Cambridge purposes), involving a language awareness test and the submission and discussion of a lesson plan. In addition, an initial teacher training qualification such as the Cambridge CELTA or Trinity cert TESOL is desirable.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2167 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2167 GBP per year and a duration of 3 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2167 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2167 GBP per year and a duration of 3 months.




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English Language Teaching and Professional Practice
Leeds Beckett University