University of Leeds School of Education

University of Leeds

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Teacher Education

This programme is for professionals involved in TESOL teacher education, including experienced teachers, teacher-trainers, mentors, supervisors or other people in charge of staff development; this specialised programme provides those who teach teachers, or expect to do so in the near future, with access to an appropriate knowledge-base for this role, taking reference from growing literature on teacher knowledge and learning, and the pedagogies that support that learning; the programme gives students a deeper understanding of what TESOL teachers need to learn, and considers ways of understanding their learning process whilst expanding their awareness of the models of programmes and methodologies that support teacher learning.

Entry requirements

This programme requires a good 1st degree in a relevant discipline, in addition to 3 years relevant experience; we consider applicants with alternative experience on an individual basis; overseas candidates must meet specific requirements for English language which are kept under review.

Course modules

Core modules: Critical study; the practice of supporting language teacher learning; learning and teaching in TESOL; investigating language for TESOL; research methods in TESOL; research methods in TESOL; optional modules includes: directed study in education 1; learning and teaching vocabulary; grammar, learning and teaching; assessing language learning; materials development for TESOL; issues in English for academic purposes; Corpora in TESP.

Sponsorship information

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


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 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

Postgraduate Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0113 343 4550