Queen's University Belfast
Education (TESOL, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Applicants should hold a primary degree (2.2 Honours or above) or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University and a Master's degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Evidence of these qualifications must be presented at the time of application. Performance profiles (grades etc) may also be required to ensure suitability of the applicant for Doctoral study. Applicants will normally be expected to have at least 5 years' full-time professional experience in a field of work related to Education. Participants who have been accepted on to the EdD programme will be required to enrol and attend an induction session prior to their first module.
International students must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required. *Taken within the last 2 years.
Modules include: Introduction to doctoral study in education; qualitative research: Methods, data and theory; quantitative research: Methods, data and theory; plus one other research module from: Experimental methods in educational research; narrative and arts-based research approaches; philosophical and ethical issues in education research; researching children and young people in educational settings; survey methods in education research; the professional as researcher; plus 2 TESOL modules: TESOL: Discourse and pedagogy; TESOL: Issues in language learning. Option modules may include: Assessment and testing: Concepts and issues; children's rights - research and practice; education in divided societies: Contribution to social cohesion; education special needs: Policy and partnerships for inclusion.
Assessment is through a number of assignments and the final, 40,000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|EdD||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 3,390 per Year 1 (England)||3 years|
|EdD||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 10,730 per Year 1 (International)||3 years|
|EdD||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 3,390 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||3 years|
|EdD||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 3,390 per Year 1 (Scotland)||3 years|
|EdD||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 3,390 per Year 1 (Wales)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Queen's University Belfast||Belfast||BT7 1NN||Northern Ireland|