University of Leeds School of Education

University of Leeds

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Information Communications Technology

This programme is for experienced professionals that wish to use information and communications technology to facilitate TESOL learning and teaching; the programme is particularly suitable for teachers, teacher trainers, language school directors, curriculum developers, inspectors, lecturers and materials writers that want a deeper understanding of the theoretical background, practices and research in both TESOL and information communication technology; students gain practical experience of using ICT to develop TESOL materials or deliver teaching; they also gain practical experience of e-learning and the facilitation of online discussion, enabling them to extend their professional opportunities to develop the use of ICT in English language teaching; the programme also reflects on the relationship between professional work and the issues and concepts the programme covers, and encourages students to base learning on professional practice and experience.

Entry requirements

This programme requires a good 1st degree in a relevant discipline, in addition to 2 years relevant experience; we may consider other educational and professional backgrounds in exceptional circumstances; applicants will also require basic computer skills (internet, e-mail, word processing) and the ability to use computers routinely in their academic work.

Course modules

Core modules: Critical study; learning and teaching in TESOL; investigating language for TESOL. Optional modules include: Design and evaluation of web-based learning environments; e-learning (principles and practices); language learning and teaching with ICT (online).

Sponsorship information

Some scholarships available for both UK/EU and International Students.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

School of Education
Telephone number: 
0113 343 4550