Did you know that any discipline at undergraduate level can kick start a career in teaching English to speakers of other languages? Our conversion programme can be completed in a single year giving you a master’s level qualification. With a strong commitment to global standards for excellence, our MSc reflects a refreshingly practical approach to acquiring expert knowledge in linguistics to flourish academically and professionally. We also run a 5-week intensive Summer Postgraduate Certification programme in TESOL.
The ability to teach English as a foreign language is a skill highly valued worldwide making native English-speaking teachers high in demand. The MSc in TESOL aims to equip you with the knowledge and practical skills required to help learners grow the confidence to speak English fluently and confidently.
Our programme offers a range of innovative courses to develop your critical and creative thinking skills while giving you a solid grounding on relevant themes in language teaching. Deepen your understanding of language teaching by exploring our optional courses in curriculum and materials development, the psychology of wellbeing in language teaching, key concepts and TESOL-orientated theories of learning and more.
You also have the option to write a dissertation that provides great preparation to study for a PhD or build a Focused Teaching Portfolio showcasing a valuable record of your growing knowledge, skills, and experience, thereby adding depth to your CV.
The programme attracts a cultural mix of students worldwide and draws upon a range of specialist knowledge from our Departments of Language, Linguistics and Education, creating a dynamic environment to appreciate different perspectives and engage in stimulating discussions.
Five-Week Intensive Summer Postgraduate Certification in TESOL
We offer an intensive Summer PG Cert programme in TESOL, enabling you to obtain a postgraduate certificate in just five weeks! You will explore core elements within language teaching and practice to encourage innovation, reflection and personal growth as an English Language teacher. Whether you have teaching experience or not, you will gain foundational knowledge in TESOL, enrich your teaching tools and explore how to use novel, innovative techniques in your teaching context.
Visit the document under the Related Information section below for more details on the Summer PGCert in TESOL, and explore our courses by clicking PGCert under Available Programmes of Study.