University of Reading

University of Reading

English Language Teaching

The course aims to connect theory and practice in language teaching, providing up-to-date knowledge of principles and issues in the field, together with consideration of their practical implications. It is designed especially for those working in the field of English as a second/foreign language and has modules in language description, in pedagogy and in specialist related fields with this audience in mind.

Entry requirements

A minimum overall score of IELTS 7.0 with no score below 6.5 or
equivalent. Applicants will normally be qualified teachers with a good relevant university degree and at least two years' full-time experience in teaching English as a second language, although teaching experience is not required for Portfolio track. Non-graduates may be admitted if they have a relevant teaching
qualification (e.g. DELTA or Trinity Diploma) and several years'
relevant teaching experience.

Course modules

Modules include: English phonology; second language learning
principles; descriptive english grammar; discourse analysis for language teachers; corpus-based approaches to language description.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,025 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,025 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MA Mixed mode September 2016 - 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,025 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,930 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,025 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Full-time November 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time November 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Full-time November 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time November 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time November 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Mixed mode November 2016 - 24 months
MA Part-time November 2016 GBP 3,025 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time November 2016 GBP 6,930 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MA Part-time November 2016 GBP 3,025 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time November 2016 GBP 3,025 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time November 2016 GBP 3,025 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East
London Road Campus Reading RG1 5AQ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0118 378 5289