University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Creative Writing

This programme provides a combination of theoretical academic study, practical application, and skills development in English language teaching. Study focuses on using creative writing in the classroom as a major part of building a portfolio of skills as a teacher.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree or equivalent. Applications from mature candidates with relevant experience and professional qualifications (e.g. CELTA, DELTA) are welcomed. Applicants may be required to undertake a written entrance test in the form of a short 1,500-word essay and assemble a work-experience portfolio (testimonials, job descriptions and submit a portfolio of creative writing. Candidates whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 overall and 7.0 in writing (or equivalent).

Course modules

Core modules: creative practice; current developments in language teaching; dissertation; language and learning: description and analysis; using literature in English language teaching. Option modules: conflict and the city (writing drama); language and the imagination (poetic writing); mapping the city; tales of the city (prose writing); the writing business.


Qualification Study mode Start month 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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