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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

This course is aimed at those with no or very little prior English language teaching experience (less than 2 years) who wish to become an English language teacher to speakers of other languages.

This course has a practical focus, and is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge base required to excel as an English language teaching professional in a global environment.

Course modules

This course is divided into modules, which are worth a number of credit points, and are separately taught and assessed. To get your degree you have to pass all modules, and collect 180 credit points. You will study the following core modules: Exploring English Language Learning and Teaching; Describing English Language; Materials and Assessment in Language Teaching; Research Methods; Dissertation. You will also choose one of the following optional modules (optional module availability is subject to demand): Blended Learning and Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL): Multimedia Applications in Language Learning; English for Professional Purposes; Materials Development; Teaching English to Young Learners; Teaching Speaking, Listening; Teaching Reading and Writing; English for Academic Purposes; Intercultural Communication.

Assessment methods

Students submit a 15,000-word piece of independent work that builds upon the practical, theoretical and research skills of the course.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 (Year 1) England 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,900 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 (Year 1) Scotland 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 (Year 1) Wales 1 Years

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