M.Sc. Language Teaching

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP17400 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP8500 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
The University of Edinburgh | Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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.

Description

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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.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline as early as possible
Tuition fee
  • GBP 17400 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 8500 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )

PT:

  • Home/EU:£4,250
  • Overseas/International:£8,700
Start date
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months

Course Content

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

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
7
CAE score
200(Grade A)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
100

IMPORTANT NOTE: The UK government confirmed new requirements for secure English language testing for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

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.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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