Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Become a confident teacher of the English language on this course. It is suitable for UK and international graduates with no or limited teaching experience. This course covers teaching the English language in international settings, and includes a research project that gives you specialist knowledge of English language teaching.Key points: suitable for UK or international graduates with little or no experience of teaching English; gain a critical and reflective understanding of classroom practice; learn about teaching English language within an international context; develop a practical portfolio of teaching materials, lesson plans and a development plan.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold an Honours degree or equivalent containing a significant element of English language or English language teaching or education. Applicants may be asked to take part in a telephone interview. Applicants whose 1st language is not English typically need an IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 6.0 in reading and writing and 5.5 in all other skills or equivalent.

Course modules

All years: Analysing language; second language acquisition theory and practice; English language teaching methodologies; developing as an English language teacher: issues in TESOL: research project.

Assessment methods

Report; short tasks; essays; literature review; lesson plans; lesson observation; linguistic data analysis; reflective journal; research log; individual and group presentations; learning material design; project plan.

Sponsorship information

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


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Direct Admissions
Telephone number: 
0114 225 5555