University of Leeds School of Education

University of Leeds

Teaching English for Academic Purposes (TEAP)

This programme is for experienced language professionals that wish to develop an understanding of the teaching and learning of English for specific academic contexts; it provides students with a deeper understanding of the background, theories, practices and research in academic English; students become ready to apply this knowledge to specific academic situations, whether they are in the classroom, in course design, in evaluation, or in other academic and situations; the programme helps students analyse the learning requirements of a group of language learners, and design, teach and evaluate a programme of study.

Entry requirements

Good 1st Class degree and at least 2 years relevant experience in the field of education; applicants with alternative experience considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Core modules: Critical study; learning and teaching in TESOL; investigating language for TESOL; Teaching Academic English; Corpus Linguistics in the Classroom ; optional modules include: directed study in education; the practice of supporting language teacher learning; learning and teaching vocabulary; grammar, learning and teaching; teacher education for TESOL; materials development for TESO.

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) 12 months
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