Teaching English Language as a Foreign Language, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    10840
    Tuition (Full programme)
    7250
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #137 Online
This innovative web-based programme is designed for English language teachers with at least two years experience in the field. In the course you work together with fellow students from different parts of the world in a supportive online learning environment.

About

The Department of Linguistics and English Language in Lancaster is the largest in the UK. We have an exciting range of postgraduate programmes, both campus-based and by distance. Students benefit from working with staff with international research reputations.

The programme develops your understanding of classroom practice and allows you to focus both your coursework and dissertation on issues in your own educational context.

Accreditation


Programme Structure

Core

  • Second Language Acquisition (distance)
  • Trends and Issues in Language Teaching Methodology (distance)
  • Curriculum Design and Teacher Development (distance)

Core

  • Dissertation for MA TESOL (Distance) - 80 credits
  • Second Language Classroom Research (distance)
  • Classroom Language Assessment (distance)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Attendance
      No Attendance

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    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.

    Take IELTS test

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Academic Requirements

An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, plus two years full-time teaching experience


Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You don’t need a visa to study in this programme.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 10840 International
  • GBP 7250 EU/EEA

Funding


StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.