University of Salford

University of Salford

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Applied Linguistics

This course gives students an excellent grounding in linguistics and includes a foundation in applied language study. Students will also focus on the practical and theoretical aspects of TESOL. The programme will include site visits and informal teaching practice.

Entry requirements

Teaching experience is an advantage but is not a requirement. A teaching credential such as a certificate and/or a Teaching English as a Foreign Language diploma is also an advantage, as is previous Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) study at undergraduate level. Suitability for the course is determined by a fully completed application form and supporting documentation including a personal statement and references.

Course modules

Modules include: Language structure and use; second language learning and teaching; materials and technology; research methods for TESOL and applied linguistics; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a combination of essay based and practical coursework, the application of theory to practical settings and students� own teaching and learning contexts, data analysis and problem solving, materials development and/or critique projects, mini-research projects and critical evaluation of published research.

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 6,100 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MA Part-time - 3 years
PgDip Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

Key information

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