Oxford Brookes University
Education (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL))
The programme accommodates both early career teachers seeking a grounding in the core disciplines of TESOL, and those with considerable experience hoping to consolidate or progress into specialist areas of expertise. In addition, for students who are early career or who have not studied beyond degree level for some years, Developing MA Literacies has been designed to support transition towards Master's-level teacher-researcher. It can be taken either as a fully assessed option, or as a support module to run alongside Master's studies.
1st degree at 2.2 level or above. TESOL pathway students are required to show evidence of teaching experience of two years in any context, including summer language schools, one-to-one teaching, or teaching assistant roles. Teaching practice acquired through CELTA or DELTA qualifications can count towards this. In some cases, a shorter period of teaching experience can be negotiated where there has been significant TESOL content study. Intenational students whose 1st language is not English: IELTS with an overall grade of 6.5, and each of the 4 skills should have a minimum grade of 6.0.
Compulsory research modules:researching education, childhood and language; dissertation. 3 compulsory TESOL modules:language acquisition and development � principles and practice; descriptions of English. In addition TESOL students should choose 1 of the following: language teaching: learning and creativity; ELT changing methodologies. Optional TESOL modules (students can select one). a selection of the modules listed below will be offered each year: developing ma literacies; teaching English for specific purposes; English as an additional language (EAL); ELT materials development; comparative and international education.
Assessments are supported by online question and answer discussions; presentations of work in progress with tutor and peer feedback; and/or formative tasks with detailed feedback.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,330 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 12,850 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 590 per Module (home fees)||24 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 1,415 per Module (overseas fees)||24 months|
|MA||Distance learning||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Harcourt Hill Campus||Oxford||OX2 9AT||South East|