University of Chester - TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) MA

University of Chester

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) MA

This course will help your career development and make you eminently employable when you graduate. The focus is on the practical skills for the classroom, blended with the theory underlying them.

The course is designed so that whatever your starting point, you can develop your knowledge and understanding of English language teaching and learning.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should normally possess a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any relevant discipline. As part of the selection process, applicants may be required attend an interview.

International students are required have a minimum IELTS 6.5, or equivalent. Please note that IELTS 7.5 overall with no less than 7.0 is required for the CELTA component.

Career Prospects

This is a very practical English Language Teaching-focused Master’s degree designed to produce well-qualified staff to teach English as a foreign language. This qualification will make students hugely employable and make it much easier to work in either British Council (BC)-accredited schools around the world and/or to move into more senior positions in the English Language Teaching field.

Course Details

This course offers new graduates or teachers with some experience the opportunity to gain the skills to move into, or develop within, the English Language Teaching world.

For new graduates, our MA provides the opportunity to mix the practical with the theoretical, so you can enter the world of work not only with a CELTA, the world-leading initial teaching qualification, but with knowledge of theory behind the pedagogy. Teachers with experience will develop skills, knowledge and experience to prepare you to move into academic management.

• Dissertation Compulsory
• Materials Design for TESOL Compulsory
• Research Methods for TESOL Compulsory
• Advanced Methodology for TESOL Optional
• ELT Methodologies and Approaches Optional
• Initial Teacher Education for TESOL Optional
• Introduction to English Language Teaching Optional
• Introduction to teaching ESP/ EAP Optional
• Pedagogical Grammar Optional
• Phonology in ELT Optional
• TESOL Long Essay Optional

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