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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). Currently staff expertise exists in corpus linguistics, computer assisted language learning and stylistics. Internationally recruited staff offer a wide range of relevant experience and contacts across countries and continents as well as different levels of kinds of education. The MA in TESOL is intended for those who have already begun to develop an informed interest or have some previous training or relevant experience in the field.

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in English Language or a relevant discipline, normally a lower second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5 with a 6.0 in the writing component and a minimum of 5.5 in all other components.

Course modules

Modules typically include: vocabulary (teaching and learning); describing language; discourse analysis for language teaching; communicative language teaching; computer-assisted language learning; second language acquisition; young language learners; research methods for English language training; professional reflective practice; methods for classroom teaching.

Assessment methods

Students following the practical route will be supported, observed and assessed teaching English. They are also required to produce a portfolio of teaching and testing materials. This route would be indicated on the final MA certificate.

Fees

Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,600 (Year 1) International 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,000 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,600 (Year 1) International 3 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,050 (Year 1) Home/EU 3 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,100 (Year 1) International 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,150 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,700 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,200 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years

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