Teacher Development in EAS

Teacher Development in EAS

English for Academic Study run courses from introductory to postgraduate level and provides specialist in-service training. We are a centre for the recognised entry qualification, the Cambridge CELTA, and offers pre- and post-experience masters in English Language teaching in association with the School of Education. We also teach credit-bearing undergraduate courses in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures and elsewhere.

Courses, Training & Consultancy

Courses, Training & Consultancy


Undergraduate options

We currently teach undergraduate options in both the School of Modern Languages & Cultures and in English Language: see the information in the Undergraduate section.


Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA)

We are not offering the Cambridge ESOL CELTA in the 2017-18 academic year.  You can find information on alternative centres on the Cambridge ESOL web pages.


Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (DELTA)

At present we are unable to offer the Cambridge ESOL DELTA Module 1 or 3. You can find information on alternative centres on the Cambridge ESOL web pages.


Teaching English as a Foreign Language (for students of SMLC)

This is a 20-credit senior undergraduate option currently offered to honours students of the School of Modern Languages and Cultures. It complements the linguistic knowledge and language year-abroad experience of students taking degrees in modern foreign languages.

Culture and English Language Teaching (for students of English Language)

This is a senior undergraduate option available to students of English Language (within the School of Critical Studies). It focuses on the theory and practice of Intercultural Communication alongside the basic skills of English Language Teaching.

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Masters Level

In association with the University's School of Education, we offer two different masters courses.

Pre-experience: MSc Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

for those with a degree qualification in English, Education or similar subject who are interested in a career as an English language teacher but who have limited or no teaching experience.

Post-experience: MEd Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), (formerly MEd ELT)

for those with a first degree in English, education or a relevant subject, plus a teaching qualification and two years' teaching experience.

Students take core courses in both Education and TESOL, and can take further options both in TESOL or from the School of Education's own selection.


PhD Supervision

We are also able to supervise doctoral students within specialist areas of TESOL. Please contact us for further information.


Teacher Development Methodology & Advanced Language Development

We can offer a variety of in-service training programmes for overseas teachers of English:

  • for groups or individuals
  • via short courses or more extended programmes
  • for teaching here in Glasgow or by distance education or teaching at a client's own site.

Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Consultancy & Training

Consultancy & Training

We also undertake consultancies or provide customised training in:

  • curriculum & programme design
  • professional communications
  • English for academic purposes

These can be undertaken at distance or combined with client visits or periods of residency in Glasgow.

Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

TEAP Online

This online course is suitable for teachers from a wide variety of backgrounds and is aimed at people interested in developing their understanding of practices and skills required for teaching English for academic purposes (EAP).

Areas covered include exploring academic contexts, understanding and producing academic texts and EAP course design and assessment. Please see Teaching English for Academic Purposes online for further information.