English Language Teaching and Digital Technologies, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition Fee
  • English
MA English Language Teaching and Digital Technologies at the University of Leeds is a distinctive part-time, distance learning programme that allows you, as a practising teacher, to develop your disciplinary expertise in the areas of language education and technology-enhanced education.


Designed to support your professional development, you can study at the same time as working and apply what you learn directly to your particular teaching context.

The MA English Language Teaching and Digital Technologies at the University of Leeds enables you to acquire an in-depth, specialist knowledge and a mastery of techniques relevant to the teaching of the English Language with a specific focus on digital technologies.

You will critically and creatively evaluate current issues, research and advanced scholarship in the field of technology and English Language learning and teaching, and acquire a sophisticated understanding of concepts, information and techniques at the forefront of the discipline.

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Programme Structure

Year 1

Compulsory modules

  • Learning and teaching a second language 

Optional modules

  • Technology Enhanced Language Learning 
  • Technology Enhanced Language Learning (examination) 

Year 2

Compulsory modules

  • Analysing language for language education  
  • Analysing language learning for second language education 
  • Dissertation 

Optional modules

  • Design and Evaluation of Digital Learning Environments 
  • Design and Evaluation of Digital Learning Environments (examination)  
  • Digital Learning in Practice 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Applicants should hold a bachelor degree with a 2.2 (hons), plus two years of relevant experience. Other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.


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