Teaching English for Academic Purposes (TEAP), M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    15000
    Tuition (Year)
    6000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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This programme is particularly suitable for teachers, teacher trainers, language school directors, curriculum developers, inspectors, lecturers, materials writers, and people that have already had some involvement with specialist English teaching and learning.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

MA Teaching English for Academic Purposes (TEAP) is a one year full-time, or two years part-time, programme for experienced language professionals that wish to develop an understanding of the teaching and learning of English for specific academic contexts.

This programme is particularly suitable for teachers, teacher trainers, language school directors, curriculum developers, inspectors, lecturers, materials writers, and people that have already had some involvement with specialist English teaching and learning.

MA Teaching English for Academic Purposes will give you a deeper understanding of the background, theories, practices and research in academic and professional English.

You will be ready to apply this knowledge to specific academic and professional situations, whether they are in the classroom, in course design, in evaluation, or in other academic and professional situations.

The programme will help you analyse the learning requirements of a group of language learners, and design, teach and evaluate a programme of study.

Programme Structure

Compulsory modules
  • Critical Study
  • Learning and Teaching in TESOL
  • Investigating Language for TESOL
  • Teaching Academic English
  • Corpus Linguistics in the Classroom
Optional modules
  • Directed Study in Education 1
  • Technology Enhanced Language Learning
  • The Practice of Supporting Language Teacher Learning
  • Learning and Teaching Vocabulary
  • Grammar, Learning and Teaching
  • Teacher Education for TESOL
  • Materials Development for TESOL

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons)
  • 2 years' relevant experience

Work Experience

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

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 15000 International
  • GBP 6000 EU/EEA

Funding

Our scholarships and funding include:
  • If you’re a former student of the University of Leeds you could be eligible for a 10% alumni tuition fee bursary
  • Subject related academic achievement scholarships
  • Leeds Masters Scholarships for UK students worth £5,000
  • Two sports scholarships are available to support elite athletes
Postgraduate loans and bursaries
  • If you are a UK or EU national and plan to start a full-time, part-time or distance learning taught or research Masters degree course from September 2016 you may be able to apply for a government-backed loan of up to £10,000.
  • Professional and career development loans can be used to support a wide range of courses that lead to employment or enhance job skills. Find out if you’re eligible
  • For UK students undertaking certain health and social care courses, NHS funding may be available.
Extra financial help

You may be eligible for further support if you:

  • have a disability
  • are in financial hardship

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