The degree is especially designed for those who wish to gain expertise in the new approaches and techniques for teaching English as a second or foreign language, and offers a wide range of modules in TESOL and Applied Linguistics, including e-learning, as well as options in Linguistics and Education.
A number of modules are specially designed for graduates who are experienced language teachers and who wish to acquire the knowledge, understanding, skills and aptitudes necessary to develop their careers in language teaching in an international context.
For language graduates with little or no teaching experience, the degree offers introductory modules in TESOL which will provide you with a thorough grounding in the practical skills and knowledge which are of interest and importance to language teaching and learning.
The two groups will follow different routes through the programme, though most modules are open to all students.
Candidates with less than two years’ full‐time teaching experience take the following core module:
All candidates take the following compulsory module:
All candidates take further optional modules to a value of 60 credits (candidates with less than two years’ full‐time teaching experience) or 80 credits (candidates with at least two years’ full‐time teaching experience) from the following. The modules offered may vary from year to year, as areas of interest and expertise change - the list below is for illustrative purposes only. If there are modules you are particularly interested in, contact TESOL@NCL.AC.UK. :
Students may take one of the following non‐Applied Linguistics and TESOL optional modules to a maximum 20 credits.
Students may also substitute one module from another programme in the School of English.
For more information on fees, funding and how to apply for this programme Applied Linguistics and TESOL MA.
Funding may also be available from the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences.
For any other enquiries about this programme, please contact:
Telephone: + 44 (0) 191 222 6377
Fax: +44 (0) 191 222 6546
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A summary in Chinese, Japanese and Korean of the MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL brochure is also available to download.