TESL graduate students gain experience and understanding in such areas as: current issues in TESL theory and practice, second language acquisition, second language reading and writing, language socialization, language and identity, second language assessment, discourse analysis, critical applied linguistics, and research methods.
The MA Teaching English as a Second Language program offered by University of British Columbia has a research emphasis and includes a thesis, whereas the MEd program has a professional emphasis and includes the option of a major paper.
Integrating research and practice, our TESL programs offer professional development to teachers of ESL and prepare researchers and leaders in this field.
- Language, Discourse, and Identity
- Bilingual Education: Theory and Practice
- Second Language Assessment: Conceptual and Empirical Approaches
- Research and Theory in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language
- Theories of Second Language Acquisition.
- 12 months
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DisciplinesLanguage Studies Languages Linguistics View 70 other Masters in Languages in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study. Document submission requirements depend on whether your institution of study is within Canada or outside of Canada.
- A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.
- Many programs require a statement of interest, sometimes called a "statement of intent", "description of research interests" or something similar.
- Permanent Residents of Canada must provide a clear photocopy of both sides of the Permanent Resident card.
International13604 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13604 CAD per year during 12 months.
National7285 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7285 CAD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Vancouver
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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