UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Students will explore the latest developments in the theory, policy and practice of TESOL, working with leading experts in the field and other MA students from around the world.

Course Modules

Core modules: fundamentals of second and foreign language teaching; sociolinguistics and sociocultural theory. Options: assessment: issues and practice; contemporary issues in English education; discourse society and culture; early childhood education; education and development in Asia; education and international development (concepts, theories and issues); education traditions and systems in Europe; English in diverse world contexts; internet cultures: theory and practice; language and identity; language development; language teacher identity and development; learning and teaching with technologies; literacy development; materials development for language teaching; perspectives on adult literacy, language and numeracy; second language acquisition; technology and education beyond the classroom; theoretical foundations of educational ideas; understanding specific learning difficulties (dyslexia).

Course Additional Entry

Applicants should have at least a 2.2 1st degree in a relevant subject (such as English, languages, education, linguistics). Applicants normally need at least 2 years' full'time language teaching experience or part'time equivalent post 1st degree. Applicants normally also have a teaching qualification although this is not an entry requirement.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £15,525  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,145  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)
4 years
MA (Postgraduate)