University of Bedfordshire
Applied Linguistics (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)
This course is for practising and aspiring teachers of English, designed for both native and non-native English speakers; the course offers a balance of theory and practice, and we focus on the real concerns of teachers working across the world; students focus on areas such as the relationship between linguistics and learning English as a 2nd or foreign language; and the methodology and techniques of language teaching and the appropriateness and development of EFL materials; students also examine various current issues in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and have the opportunity to carry out a major piece of individual research on a topic of special interest; this course provides our students with the advanced level practical classroom experience so valued by employers worldwide; there are opportunities also to teach in countries all over the world at universities, colleges or private language schools; alternatively, students can continue their studies with us towards a PhD; finally for students with at least 2 years of experience, successful completion of the course means they achieve TEFL Q status (Q = fully qualified in British Council terms); graduates who start the course without teaching experience achieve TEFLi status on completion (i= initial).
A good Honours degree or a teaching qualification (eg certificate in TEFL); ideally some experience of teaching English as a foreign language; IELTS 6.5.
Areas of study students may cover on this course include: the language system and language teaching; the methodology of language teaching; exploring research: concepts and methods; issues in TEFL (theory); issues in TEFL (teaching practice).
Coursework; project work; practical teaching.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 9,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 6,000 per Whole course (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 6,000 per Whole course (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Luton Campus||Luton||LU1 3JU||South East|