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Applied Linguistics: TESOL MA

York St John University

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Full-time | York St John University | 12 months | SEP-19
  • Full-time | York St John University | 12 months | SEP-19
  • Part-time | York St John University | 5 years | SEP-19

Key information

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  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    111th

    12
  • Subject Ranking

    47th

    14 (Education)
  • Research Quality

    A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the university.

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    1.74

    / 4.00
  • Research Intensity

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    0.23

    / 1.00
  • Qualification

    Master of Arts

  • Application deadline

    n/a

  • Start date

    SEP-19

Course Summary

This programme is designed for both qualified and intending teachers of English to speakers of other languages. It attracts students from different parts of the world, who bring with them a diverse mix of educational backgrounds and experiences. This gives us a chance to increase our cross-cultural understanding and knowledge of teaching and learning contexts globally. Furthermore, using online forums, we aim to provide practical opportunities for you to interact with language professionals around the world. We critically reflect on theories of, and research into, the problem of how best to learn and teach an additional language. We aim to help you improve your own research skills and encourage you to present and publish your findings to the English language teaching and applied linguistics community. The Masters programme in Applied Linguistics: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at York St John University gives you the opportunity to reflect on the similarities between your experience of learning and/or teaching English and the work of other applied linguists, including: translators and interpreters, speech and language therapists, dictionary writers, literacy teachers, language planners and forensic linguists.

The Masters Degree in Applied Linguistics: TESOL qualifies you to teach English as a foreign or second language anywhere in the world (specific requirements will vary between schools and countries). So, if you want a career that is varied and exciting, or if you are already teaching English and want to prepare yourself for more responsibility, this programme could be for you. Experienced teachers of English may be awarded credits on the basis of their qualifications and experience. Whatever experience you bring to the programme, our aim is to assist you in the development of your professional practice and further your career in English language teaching at home or overseas. We aim to give you the opportunity to develop your individual interests within the context of your current and future classroom practice. The programme is designed to be studied either full-time over 12 months or part-time (through evening classes or day release) over a maximum of 5 years. If you are unable to complete the Masters degree, you may work for the intermediate award of Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma in TESOL. The programme offers a September start. York St John University works hard to create an inclusive environment for all our students. Students will also achieve PGCert and PGDip awards.

Tuition Fees

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£6,500 per year

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University information

University Ranking

111th

About this University

York St John University supports students to embrace new opportunities and take on the world's challenges, through tailored learning built around their interests and ideas. Changing lives through education since 1841, its campus is just a stone's throw from York city walls, blending Victorian architecture with contemporary facilities. Students have all they need to push the boundaries of what's possible and achieve their aspirations.

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York

YO31 7EX

UNITED KINGDOM