University of Portsmouth
Applied Linguistics and Teaching English as a Second or Other Language (TESOL, Distance Learning)
The course is ideal for practicing ELT/EFL/TESOL teachers who wish to continue their professional development and improve their career prospects. As well as thoroughly reviewing developments in the field, this flexible course allows students to develop their expertise in areas of personal interest.
A good Honours degree or equivalent, plus initial teacher training and a minimum of 3 months full-time, relevant, teaching experience. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.5.
Core modules: Theory and practice of applied linguistics; theory and practice of TESOL; dissertation. Optional modules: using technology and corpora in learning, teaching and research; world Englishes; analysing, evaluating and writing material; independent learning.
Most units are assessed through at least 2 pieces of coursework (typically essays), amounting to 6,000 words in total for the unit.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Distance learning||£ 1,530 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|MA||Distance learning||£ 1,530 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Portsmouth||PO1 2UP||South East|
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