University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages

This programme is for those who have limited or no teaching experience, but want to develop a career as an English language teacher. Students are provided with hands-on opportunities to deliver supported, mentored teaching practice. The programme explores classroom processes, practical applications of theory to lesson design, approaches to classroom research and provides a foundation in descriptions of English. Students build a solid foundation in the processes of teaching and learning English to speakers of other languages. Specifically students will: explore teacher and learner roles in the classroom; develop understanding of methodology; focus on applying theory to classroom teaching and lesson planning; develop an understanding of how descriptions of language (eg grammar and vocabulary) can be applied in the language classroom.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent (eg grade point average of 3.0 or above) in English, education or similar subject.

Course modules

Core modules include: classroom processes; descriptions of language; developing professional practice; introduction to social and educational research. Optional courses include: advanced educational research; developing literacy; inclusive classrooms: inclusive pedagogy; language proficiency, assessment, and feedback; modern educational thought; social emotional and behavioural difficulties; teaching English for academic purposes; the education of highly able pupils; which English? sociolinguistics and language teaching.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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