University of Liverpool
The programme is suitable for teachers, teacher trainers and materials writers in the field of foreign language teaching (particularly English as a foreign language).The programme aims: to assist you in developing a deeper understanding of current, practical classroom methodology including testing and course and materials design; to make you aware of the latest approaches to language analysis, including discourse analysis, systemic functional linguistics and corpus; to clarify the connections between theory and practice.
A 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in English, Linguistics or Education or a similar subject is required. Teachers with more than 1 year relevant experience can apply. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted include GCSE English; GCE O level English. IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component). TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.
Core modules: introduction to discourse analysis; methods of English language teaching; testing and assessment of language performance; principles of course and materials design; research skills; applied linguistics dissertation.
1 Sir Frank Kermode Postgraduate Scholarship of �1,000 is awarded on a competitive basis; home and EU students with 1st Class degrees are encouraged to apply for AHRB funding.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 12,200 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Centre Campus||Liverpool||L3 5PS||North West|
0151 794 5927