University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

This programme develops students' knowledge and understanding of the main theories relating to language learning, as well as enhancing their knowledge of the structure and use of the English language.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a UK 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in English language or modern foreign languages (MFL) or linguistics or relevant subject. No previous teaching experience is required. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS score of 7.0 or above, with at least a 6.5 in each component (but 7.0 in writing).

Course modules

Compulsory modules: second-language acquisition and learning; English grammar for teachers; phonetics and phonology for teachers; language teaching methodology; curriculum design; research methodologies; dissertation. Optional modules: teaching English for specific purposes; testing and assessment in English language training (ELT); text and discourse analysis for ELT; ELT materials: design and evaluation; management in ELT; computer-assisted language learning; teaching intercultural communication; teaching young learners.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a dissertation of 10,000-12,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (EU) 36 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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