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

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
University rank #150 (WUR) 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

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 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.

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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 can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa! (Unless that chair you're sitting on is in a foreign country...)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    5420 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10840 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    3625 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7250 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.