Durham Centre for Academic Development | MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and Applied Linguistics 12 months Postgraduate Program By Durham University |Top Universities

Durham Centre for Academic Development | MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and Applied Linguistics

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# 251-300QS Subject Rankings

Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

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Main Subject Area

LinguisticsMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Linguistics

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) & Applied Linguistics at Durham University

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Develop sought-after skills in teaching English to non-native speakers and open the door to new career opportunities with this MA based in Durham University’s Centre for Academic Development (DCAD).


The MA in TESOL & Applied Linguistics offers excellent opportunities to develop your career in English Language Teaching whether you’re an inexperienced teacher, starting out in the field or a more experienced teacher looking to take your skills to a new level.


Guided by our English Language specialists, you can build a skillset that you can take into Primary, Secondary and Higher Education institutions as well as Specialist Language Schools and Adult Education Settings. This flexible MA opens the door to a wider range of career pathways, whether you’re interested in Teaching Non-Native Speakers in the UK, applying your learning to Curriculum Development or Teaching English Overseas.


The course offers a core of theory and practice which is informed by contemporary developments in the TESOL field. It combines innovative classroom practices in areas such as Syllabus Design & Assessment with an understanding of issues such as Language Structure and Research Methodology. This approach provides opportunities to test your knowledge of Contemporary TESOL Theory in a classroom setting and refine your skills as you progress.


Optional modules covering a wide range of areas relevant to English Language Teaching are divided into two pathways, a TESOL Pathway and an Applied Linguistics Pathway with some shared modules. This allows you to build the course around your interests and career goals.


The course culminates in the MA dissertation in which you plan, research and write an independent research project on a related area of interest.


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Program overview

Main Subject

Linguistics

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) & Applied Linguistics at Durham University

[email protected]


Develop sought-after skills in teaching English to non-native speakers and open the door to new career opportunities with this MA based in Durham University’s Centre for Academic Development (DCAD).


The MA in TESOL & Applied Linguistics offers excellent opportunities to develop your career in English Language Teaching whether you’re an inexperienced teacher, starting out in the field or a more experienced teacher looking to take your skills to a new level.


Guided by our English Language specialists, you can build a skillset that you can take into Primary, Secondary and Higher Education institutions as well as Specialist Language Schools and Adult Education Settings. This flexible MA opens the door to a wider range of career pathways, whether you’re interested in Teaching Non-Native Speakers in the UK, applying your learning to Curriculum Development or Teaching English Overseas.


The course offers a core of theory and practice which is informed by contemporary developments in the TESOL field. It combines innovative classroom practices in areas such as Syllabus Design & Assessment with an understanding of issues such as Language Structure and Research Methodology. This approach provides opportunities to test your knowledge of Contemporary TESOL Theory in a classroom setting and refine your skills as you progress.


Optional modules covering a wide range of areas relevant to English Language Teaching are divided into two pathways, a TESOL Pathway and an Applied Linguistics Pathway with some shared modules. This allows you to build the course around your interests and career goals.


The course culminates in the MA dissertation in which you plan, research and write an independent research project on a related area of interest.


Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

We believe that inspiring our people to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world.

A globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting - Durham is a university like no other!

Admission requirements

1 Year
Sep-2024

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We offer a broad range of courses. Our degree programmes are informed by research undertaken by our high-calibre staff in partnership with policymakers, industry, the public sector and communities globally.
 
Alongside the outstanding education we offer to students, we believe that participating in every aspect of university life is fundamental. The deep affinities created by each of our 17 Colleges ensure that we always have a sense of community at the heart of all we do.

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Please visit the Durham University website (www.durham.ac.uk) for the full available suite of Undergraduate programmes.

Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

Durham University is a globally outstanding centre of teaching, learning and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, in a unique and historic setting. Durham is a university like no other!

We conduct innovative and impactful research to transform lives and make a difference globally and locally: research to empower and inspire.

We offer a broad range of courses. Our degree programmes are informed by research undertaken by our high-calibre staff in partnership with policymakers, industry, the public sector and communities globally.
 
Alongside the outstanding education we offer to students, we believe that participating in every aspect of university life is fundamental. The deep affinities created by each of our 17 Colleges ensure that we always have a sense of community at the heart of all we do.

Durham's four Faculties offer a host of Masters/Postgraduate Taught courses covering a variety of subject disciplines:

  • Durham University Business School
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences & Health

Please visit the Durham University website (www.durham.ac.uk) for the full available suite of Masters/Postgraduate Taught programmes.

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