Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
This programme provides an up-to-date framework, based on linguistic, social and intercultural awareness, for developing expertise and theoretical knowledge in the areas of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and translation studies. It will appeal to those who wish to embark on a career in TESOL and who also wish to acquire additional expertise in translation theory and practice. Students also have the opportunity to work towards Chartered Institute of Linguists Certification
Normally a good UK Honours degree (minimum of an upper 2nd class) in English language, linguistics or a related discipline or an overseas degree recognised by Aston University. Applicants whose 1st language is not English must also have an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 7.0 in writing, and minimum 6.0 in listening, speaking and reading or equivalent.
The following modules are currently available: methodology; course and materials design; educational management in TESOL; language variation and change; analysing spoken and written discourse; literary linguistics; grammar; lexis; introduction to corpus linguistics; teaching young learners.
Assessment is on a credit accumulation basis and by written examination or extended essay, except for teaching practice where teaching performance will also be assessed.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Distance learning||October 2016||GBP 7,900 per Whole course (England)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||October 2016||GBP 7,900 per Whole course (International)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||October 2016||GBP 7,900 per Whole course (Northern Ireland)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||October 2016||GBP 7,900 per Whole course (Scotland)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||October 2016||GBP 7,900 per Whole course (Wales)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Aston Campus||Birmingham||B4 7ET||West Midlands|
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