TESOL Distance, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    10320
    Tuition (Full programme)
    6500
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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This programme is designed to build on our many years of experience of offering the very successful face-to-face on-campus MA TESOL programme, and mirrors it closely in terms of structure, content and methods of study. The programme is entirely web based, and allows you to focus both your coursework and dissertation on issues and problems in your own educational context.

About

This programme is designed to build on our many years of experience of offering the very successful face-to-face on-campus MA TESOL programme, and mirrors it closely in terms of structure, content and methods of study. The programme is entirely web based, and allows you to focus both your coursework and dissertation on issues and problems in your own educational context.

The course starts with an online orientation week in October. Modules are taken in a fixed order and assessed by a variety of assignments, essays, recorded presentations and a dissertation. Lancaster University staff provide excellent supervision and support.

Programme Structure

You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.

Core

  • Second Language Acquisition (distance)

  • Trends and Issues in Language Teaching Methodology (distance)

  • Pedagogical Grammar (distance)

Core

  • Second Language Classroom Research (distance)

  • Curriculum Design and Teacher Development

  • Dissertation for MA TESOL (Distance) - 80 credits

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

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.

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Academic Requirements

  • A good second class honours degree, or its equivalent, plus two years full-time teaching experience.
  • IELTS: 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in listening and speaking and at least 6.5 in reading and writing) or equivalent.

Student Visa

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Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 10320 International
  • GBP 6500 EU/EEA

Funding

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