M.A. Language Education

  • On Campus
  • Not specified
  • GBP1005 per Module (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP1005 per Module (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 )
| Manchester, United Kingdom
The Language Education programme at Manchester Metropolitan University is for teachers already working in a range of language-related fields in primary and secondary education, who wish to develop their expertise in areas such as teaching bilingual learners, teaching Modern Languages, English as a first language and the teaching of reading.

Description

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The Language Education programme at Manchester Metropolitan University is for teachers already working in a range of language-related fields in primary and secondary education, who wish to develop their expertise in areas such as teaching bilingual learners, teaching Modern Languages, English as a first language and the teaching of reading.

The PgCert/Dip in Teaching Bilingual Learners responds to the diversity of background of children in primary and secondary schools and to the increasing governmental focus on the learning of English as an additional language (EAL).

Students who enrol on the MA Language Education can exit with PgCert/Dips in Language Education, Teaching Bilingual Learners and Teaching of Reading depending on their combination of unit choices.

Features & benefits of the course

  • World-class facilities at our Brooks Building in Manchester
  • Twice yearly enrolment (January and September)
  • Portfolio approach as the course develops
  • Progression to a Masters degree
  • Close links with our Education and Social Research Institute, ranked in the UK top 10 in the last government assessment exercise

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

Starting in

  • There is no deadline for this start date.
Tuition fee
  • GBP1005 per module ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP1005 per module ( EEA

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

    )

*UK and EU part-time student fees: £1005 per 30 credits. A Masters qualification typically comprises 180 credits. Tuition fees may be subject to annual inflationary increase.

Credits 180
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 36 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

Year 1

The core units for all courses is Language Development, aimed at providing a firm foundation for a range of optional units relevant to the award.

The PgCert/Dip in Teaching Bilingual Learners responds to the diversity of background of children in primary and secondary schools and increasing governmental focus on the learning of English as an Additional Language (EAL).

Students who enrol on the MA Language Education can exit with PgCert/Dips in Language Education, Teaching Bilingual Learners and Teaching of Reading depending on their combination of unit choices.

Units

Those who have advanced standing will study the core unit + one option unit chosen from the list below.

Those who do not have advanced standing will study the core unit + three option units chosen from the list below.

The dissertation is compulsory for all students. Work on this commences in September for submission the following September with an additional write-up option in which case it is handed in the April after that for a pro-rata fee.

Autumn term

Core unit - Language Development

Spring term

Option units
  • Critical Questions in Education
  • Current issues in Education
  • Issues in Language Teaching and Learning
  • Principles and Practice in Early Reading
  • Teaching Modern Foreign Languages in the Primary School

English Language Requirements

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6.5
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
89

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Requirements

Typical entry requirements

You will normally have an undergraduate UK honours degree (or international equivalent) or other equivalent qualification for example, a Teaching Certificate and Qualified Teacher Status.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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