The MA TESOL programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is suitable for language teachers, teacher trainers, educational materials writers and test designers who wish to further develop their range of professional skills and knowledge.
You will study in a dynamic, international environment with students from around the world and learn from highly experienced academic staff.
Graduates from the MA TESOL programme are well prepared to start or advance their career in the field of English language teaching or any related areas. In China, a postgraduate qualification in TESOL is increasingly sought-after by educational institutions. Graduates may also gain employment in publishing or teaching materials development, and management positions. The programme offers a solid foundation for further study for those interested in pursuing a MPhil, MRes, EdD or PhD.
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- Linguistics for Language Teachers
- Methods in English Language Teaching
- Principles of Course and Materials Design
- Second Language Acquisition
- Language Testing and Assessment
- Speaking and Listening
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- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
- For Mainland China applicants: 30 July
- For international applicants and applicants from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan: 15 July
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- UK upper second class honours (2:1) or equivalent
- 211 Project; Top 100 of 2019 Shanghai Ranking--75 percent or above
- Non 211 project; Non Top 100 of 2019 Shanghai ranking – 80- 85 percent or above, depending on your undergraduate institution
- 3.0 Cumulative GPA (out of 4) or
- 3.2 Cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme
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International8836 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13255 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
National8836 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13255 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
RMB 90,000 for the entire programme.
If you are a graduate of XJTLU, you will automatically receive a discount of 20 percent of the tuition fee.
XJTLU offers a generous scholarship of up to 50 percent of the total tuition fee for all full-time masters programmes based on academic merit. Should you wish to apply for XJTLU master scholarship, please submit a scholarship application letter in your application stating the reasons why you should be considered.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.