Language Teaching, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 17400
    Tuition (Year)
    8500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
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Whether you are a newly qualified or experienced teacher, or you are involved in a related area of language teaching, such as curriculum development, you will benefit from the blend of educational and linguistic foundations on offer.
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  • Key facts
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  • Fees and funding

About

You also benefit from unrivalled joint resources and expertise offered by the department of Linguistics & English Language, the Institute for Applied Language Studies and the Moray House School of Education – all leading centres for the studies of language and teaching.

This programme will develop your love of language and its teaching, giving you the knowledge and professional skills you need to enter this challenging area, or to extend your current career. You will learn through a combination of fundamental theory and practice, including class observation.

Programme Structure

For the MSc you will complete six compulsory courses and two optional courses, plus a dissertation. The PgDip comprises a similar combination of compulsory and optional courses.

MSc compulsory courses

Compulsory courses:

  • Language and the Learner
  • Language, Education and Society
  • Professional Practice
  • Research Methods (Part One) Sources of Knowledge
  • Research Methods (Part Two) Conceptualising Research: Foundations, * Assumptions and Praxis
  • Research Methods (Part 3) Planning Research

Optional courses

Optional courses may include:

  • Language Programme Design
  • Language Testing
  • Evaluation and Design of TESOL Materials
  • Techniques & Processes of Teacher Education and Supervision for TESOL
  • TESOL for Young Learners
  • Online Language Learning
  • Approaches to Media Analysis
  • Teaching Texts Across Borders–From Picture Books to Teenage Fiction and Film
  • Theory and Practice of Second Language Learning
  • TESOL Methodology
  • Text, Discourse and Language Teaching
  • Second Language Teaching Curriculum and Language in Use

Detailed Programme Facts

    • Started in

      • There is no deadline for this start date.

      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 24 months

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Academic Requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent in a relevant discipline. Alternatively, you may be considered on the basis of employment or relevant experience.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 17400 International
  • GBP 8500 EEA

PT:

  • Home/EU:£4,250
  • Overseas/International:£8,700
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