English Language Teaching Programmes

English Language Teaching Programmes

Choose between two Masters programmes covering contemporary issues in education, specifically the central concerns of English language teaching to speakers of other languages (TESOL):

MSc Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

The MSc Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is for unqualified or newly qualified TESOL teachers who wish to start a career in the area. The programme explores classroom processes, practical applications of theory to lesson design, approaches to classroom research and provides a foundation in descriptions of English.

What will you get from this programme?

  • You will build a solid foundation in the processes of teaching and learning English to speakers of other languages.
  • explore teacher and learner roles in the classroom;
  • develop your understanding of Methodology;
  • focus on applying theory to classroom teaching and lesson planning;
  • develop an understanding of how descriptions of language can be applied in the language classroom;
  • explore approaches to investigating the language classroom;
  • apply the above skills to conduct research in the field;
  • develop your knowledge of different contexts by working with students from different educational and language backgrounds.

For more information on this programme and the courses available, please visit our MSc TESOL Postgraduate programme page.

MEd Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

This one-year taught programme covers contemporary issues in education and central concerns of English Language Teaching to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

There is a specific emphasis on how theory relates to practice. Students are encouraged to take a broader view of the links between classroom activity and approaches to programme design, teacher training, management and policy decisions.

What will you get from this programme?

  • An overview of contemporary issues in Education and English Language Teaching/Applied Linguistics:
  • familiarity with the issues currently at the forefront of research in English Language Teaching/Applied Linguistics;
  • an understanding of how theory relates to practice;
  • a broader view of the links between classroom activity and approaches to programme design, teacher training and management decisions;
  • comprehensive skills to conduct research in the field;
  • the opportunity to extend your professional experience by working with others from different educational and language backgrounds.

For more information on this programme and the courses available, please visit our MEd TESOL Postgraduate programme page.