Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Teaching English for Academic Purposes

This course is designed for experienced teachers of English who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in teaching English for academic purposes (EAP). Students: explore the key issues involved in teaching EAP and develop the competencies needed to work in this area; develop an understanding of the conventions of the UK academic culture; learn to critique areas of existing research to support and develop their own teaching.

Entry requirements

Normally applicants need a degree, an English language teaching qualification, at least 2 years� experience teaching English. International students must also have an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills.

Course modules

Modules include: analysing language; the EAP learner; exploring classroom methodologies and practice.

Assessment methods

Methods include: language analysis; online presentation; essay on EAP learner tasks, critical thinking and autonomy; reflective account of an aspect of teaching.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning £ 2,070 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance learning

Key information

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