University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

The programme is suitable for current teachers.

Entry requirements

A teaching qualification (generic post-16 Cert Ed/PGCE or equivalent, or a primary or secondary teaching qualification). Applicants must be teaching groups of post-16 learners a minimum of 3 hours per week in your chosen specialist subject from the start and throughout the course (teaching needs to be at a minimum of 2 core curriculum levels, eg, entry level and level 1). Teaching must take place in an approved environment (normally further education, adult education, voluntary sector or publicly funded training provider) and references from your employer are requested. Where English is not a native language IELTS level 6.5 or equivalent is required. A health declaration, and an enhanced DBS check required as appropriate. An interview is required.

Assessment methods

Assessment is closely connected to your teaching and professional development. Methods include presentations, micro-teaching, case studies, seminars, teaching practice observations and critical evaluations of your own practice. There are no formal written examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Advanced Certificate Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cardiff (Atrium) Campus Cardiff CF37 1DL Wales

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