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About

The MA TESOL programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University will provide you with the opportunity to develop both a scholarly and practical understanding of the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

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Overview

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.

Careers

Graduates from this programme are well prepared to start or advance their career in the field of English language teaching. In China, a postgraduate qualification in TESOL is increasingly sought-after by educational institutions. Graduates may also gain employment in publishing or 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • For Mainland China applicants: 30 June
  • For international applicants and applicants from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan: 15 June

Language

English

Delivered

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.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

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.
100
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

UK:

  • Upper second class (2:1) honours

China:

  • 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

Note: Chinese applicants are not required to take the MoE postgraduate entrance exam.

North America:

  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA (out of 4) or 3.2 Cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme
OTHER REGIONS
  • Equivalent academic qualifications

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8513 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12770 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    8513 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12770 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.

Funding

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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