St Mary's University, Twickenham

Course Introduction

This programme is for teachers of English and of other modern languages and extends their knowledge of language and language teaching. It provides participants with the opportunity to explore new developments in language teaching research and to reflect on that in the light of their own practical expertise and knowledge.

Course Modules

Modules may include: language theory; English language description; ELT syllabus design and methodology; language acquisition; sociolinguistics; ELT teacher development and management; research methods and dissertation.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Full Time
MA £4,750 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
Short Course
Full Time
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
1 year
Full Time
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip

Qualifications required:

  • A 1st degree with at least 2nd Class Honours, plus 3 years professional experience in education. Applications will also be considered from graduates without the full 3 years’ professional experience if their 1st degree is in a subject related to applied linguistics. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS score of 6.5, with at least 6.5 in writing.