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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) MEd

University of the West of Scotland

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MEd - Master of Education

  • Location

    Paisley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

OVERVIEW

This programme will equip you with relevant, practical teaching skills as well as developing English language awareness, global citizenship skills, and a wider awareness of issues related to English language, learning and teaching. 

You will be supported, throughout, in considering the role of language in a global context and the associated benefits for citizens, nationally and internationally, as developing linguists; that is, how to enhance both your own prospects and those of your prospective students in a global context.

The course is offered on a full-time or part-time basis and is aimed at those who work, or intend to work, as TESOL professionals - teaching English at home or abroad.

COURSE DETAILS

Our course is offered on a full-time basis to home and international students at Paisley Campus. It is also available on a part-time basis if you are a home student, with some attendance at Paisley Campus. It is ideal if you intend to work, or intend to work, as a TESOL professional, teaching English at home or abroad.

While on our MEd TESOL course you will study six modules and a dissertation.

Core modules are:

  • Language Analysis
  • Theory and Practice in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Educational Research
  • Second Language Acquisition

You will also complete two optional modules, to be selected from the following list: 

  • Applied Linguistics
  • English as a Global Language
  • Language, Identity and Power
  • ESOL: the Scottish Context
  • Technology-Enhanced Language Learning
  • Global and Intercultural Citizenship
  • Teaching English to Younger Learners

Following this you will complete a dissertation, the title of which is to be agreed with the Course Leader.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 84 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    183 89%

    5th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    9th

    4

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