Aston University

Aston University

Education Management in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (EMT)

This programme is designed for practising teachers.

Entry requirements

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; all applicants must normally have a 1st degree and 2 years of teaching experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English must also have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with a minimum of 7 in writing and minimum of 6 in speaking, listening and reading or an equivalent qualification.

Course modules

Core modules: foundation; educational management in TESOL. Elective modules: methodology; course and materials design; teaching young learners; language variation and change; analysing spoken and written discourse; literary linguistics; grammar; lexis; introduction to corpus linguistics.

Assessment methods

All assessment is by written assignment; the foundation module must be completed by the end of the 1st year of registration and participants must complete at least 1 module per year; the dissertation is based on research on a chosen topic.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning £ 7,900 per Whole course (home fees) 3 years
MSc Distance learning £ 7,900 per Whole course (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Aston Campus Birmingham B4 7ET West Midlands

Key information

Languages and Social Sciences Admissions
Telephone number: 
0121 204 3762