University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

This course explores developments in teaching English as a second language (TESOL). As part of the programme students study the description and analysis of language and language learning, with specific reference to English language teaching and second language acquisition, current practice and developments, including communicative competence in language learning and teaching, language teaching methodology, and discrete and integrated skills.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree or equivalent. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 with 6 in each component.

Course modules

Core modules: current developments in language teaching; dissertation; language and learning: description and analysis. Option modules: inter-cultural communication; educational management in tesol; english language teaching methodology: theory and practice;languages for specific purposes; materials development; media and technology; sociolinguistics; testing and assessment; translation studies; written discourse analysis.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays, reports and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time day £ 3,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time day £ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Regent Street Westminster W1B 2UW South East

Key information

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