University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (TCSOL)

This course is highly relevant for teachers of Chinese to speakers of other languages and other professionals working in this and related disciplines. It is suitable for Chinese language teachers keen to build on knowledge and experience, and for teachers of other subjects intending to make the move into this field, as well as those interested in course design, management, or teacher training, both in the UK and overseas.

Entry requirements

2.2 (or international equivalent). Candidates should preferably have some experience of classroom teaching, or hold a 1st degree which includes language teaching methodology components, or have attended a substantial language teaching methodology course. Official written evidence of teaching experience/training should be submitted at the time of application. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Core modules: the language learner and language learning; applied linguistics for teaching Mandarin Chinese; developments in language teaching methodology. Elective modules: cross-cultural communication in language teaching; research methods in teaching and learning languages; materials evaluation and design; learning to train; technology enhanced language learning; learner autonomy.

Assessment methods

Each 20 credit module is assessed by a written assignment of 4000 words; 15 credit elective modules are assessed through 3000 word assignments; the dissertation (between 12000 and 15000 words) is based on a negotiated topic, arising from study through the course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,140 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jubilee Campus Nottingham NG8 1BB East Midlands

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