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Education – ELT Writing Materials PGCert

Oxford Brookes University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Harcourt Hill Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Our PGCert Education - ELT Writing Materials is for language teachers wishing to develop their skills when designing materials for language learners to a professional level.

This course covers the complete writing cycle, from the first concept to piloting. It concludes with an author’s ‘pitch’ to an editorial board that includes members of the ELT publishing industry.

During the course you will:

  • evaluate the different types and purposes of ELT materials and their match for specific audiences
  • engage with current professional dialogue about the nature and value of materials and their impact on learners, teachers and the learning culture
  • gain the skills of critical and constructive peer review
  • gain the skills for piloting and editorial processes.

You will be able to create principled, theorised resources that meet the needs of a specific learner group. As well as the English Language Teaching (ELT) market.

As a successful graduate of this course you are able to join a professional ELT database that is accessed by publishers seeking authors.

Career prospects

Your learning on the course may lead to better prospects for career advancement and students may change role / direction as a function of developing new understandings and skills from their work on the course.

Application deadline

30 June 2021

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Oxford Brookes University

  • University League Table

    51st

  • Campus address

    Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 84 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    113 55%

    57th

    23
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    14th

    29
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    74th

    1

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