The programme aims to provide English language teachers and graduates with relevant teaching experience an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the field of English language teaching (hereafter ELT) at both the theoretical and the practical level; topics covered are language systems and language skills, ELT methodology, principles and practice of materials design and evaluation, 2nd language acquisition theory, the global spread of English, the rise of new Englishes, the political and cultural dimensions of teaching English as an international language, curriculum and course design, and testing; in addition, the programme provides an overview of the theoretical, philosophical, and ethical principles which underpin educational research and introduces students to the theory and practice of action research.
Language systems and language skills; 2nd language acquisition and ELT; research methods; ELT and its contexts; methodology and materials in ELT; dissertation.
Course Additional Entry
Minimum 2.2 Honours degree in social sciences or humanities subject (e.g. languages, English, education, psychology). IELTs 6.5 with 6.0 in all components.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees|
2 - 6 years
|MA (Postgraduate)||£2,017 Single Module. First year overseas fees|
2 - 6 years
|MA (Postgraduate)||£1,110 Single Module. First year home fees|