University of Southampton

University of Southampton


This programme provides a focused route for recent graduates wishing to develop their understanding of the theory and practice of English language /TESOL teaching in order to start their career as English language professionals and gain the skills required to develop their professional practice.

Entry requirements

MA: Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in English, linguistics, modern languages or other relevant discipline.

Course modules

Core: Principles of Communicative Language Teaching; Dissertation (ALLT/ELT); Research Skills; Developing Approaches to Language Teaching. Optional: Description of Language; Second Language Learning; Language in Society; Assessment of Language Proficiency; Discourse Analysis; English as a World Language; Intercultural Communication; Teaching Foreign Languages to Younger Learners; Autonomy and Individualisation in Language Learning; Writing and Written Language; E-learning and English Language Teaching; English as medium of instruction in global education; Language ideologies in a globalising world.

Assessment methods

Written assignments, oral presentations and the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Avenue Campus SO17 1BF South East

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Postgraduate Admissions - Faculty of Humanities
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