University of Kent

University of Kent

Applied Linguistics for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

The programme is for practising health professionals or managers wanting to develop their analytical and research skills, or recent graduates looking for a career in health and social care research.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent; a minimum of 1 year's full-time (or equivalent) teaching experience in TESOL. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 with at least 6.5 for each component; or TOEFL 100 internet-based; or 600 paper-based.

Course modules

Modules include: Sounds; structure; meaning; language awareness and analysis; second language acquisition; the practice of TESOL; course and syllabus design; materials evaluation and development; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: practical/experimental work, report writing, proposal writing, critiques, problem-solving, and seminar presentations. Modules are assessed by an essay of 3,000-4,000 words; there is a supervised research dissertation of 12,000-15,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 12,890 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time GBP 6,460 per Year 1 (International) 2 years

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Contact: 
School of European Culture and Languages
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01227 823398