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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Develop an advanced conceptual understanding of language teaching and learning that will enable you to evaluate methodologies through your own independent research. Benefit from a prestigious, internationally recognised, relevant qualification and help to meet the ever-increasing demand for language teachers, particularly teachers of some non-European languages.

  • Undertake the only MA course of its kind in the UK
  • Obtain a general language teaching qualification for Europe and beyond
  • Teach your mother tongue, or any language which you speak to an adequate level
  • Focuses on general, theoretical aspects of language teaching, in contrast to a PGCE-style qualification, and gain a prestigious University of London degree
  • Benefit from London’s international English-speaking environment


  • 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

This course helps you to become a self-sufficient and confident teacher, with skills which are attractive to a wide range of employers, including:

  • universities in this country and abroad
  • private language schools
  • companies

You can also start your own business (for example, a language school, or business support and consulting).

You will be ideally placed to continue with further research, such as a PhD.

Tuition fees

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University information

Queen Mary University of London

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  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of a campus, with guaranteed first-year accommodation, in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

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