English Language Teaching MA

Course Introduction

This programme is aimed at teachers who want to gain a deeper understanding of the theories behind English language teaching. If you want to teach in higher education or private schools we can also help you to gain a professional qualification (for an extra cost), such as a Certificate in English Language to Adults (CELTA) in addition to your MA.

* Gain practical teaching experience

* Study in the UK?s top-ranked linguistics department (RAE 2008, RAE 2014)

* Flexible course structure: you can opt for a research or CELTA pathway

* Develop your expertise in specialist areas and enhance your career options

* Perfect for recent graduates and ELT teachers who don't have a linguistics background

Facilities

* Our new Graduate Centre: purpose-built study spaces and a roof-top common room with a terrace

* Access to Queen Mary?s comprehensive libraries, including the Postgraduate Reading Room

* Access to the superb collections at Senate House Library, University of London

Career paths

We want your MA programme to be a career investment: not only does this programme enable you to become a specialised language teacher, it also opens the door to further study in academia and to careers in language-related fields such as quality control, assessment, syllabus development and planning or educational technology.

Start Date

EXPECTED SEP-2019. EXPECTED SEP-2019.

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £9,950 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £9,950 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £18,000 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts £5,000 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts £5,000 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts £9,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant subject.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant subject. Students need to have an IELTS 7.0 overall including 7.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. The 2 year full-time MA English Language Teaching requires 5.5 overall with 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. TOEFL: 100 overall including 27 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking; The 2 year full-time MA English Language Teaching requires 72 overall with 17 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking.
  • IELTS score: 7