The MA has been designed to enhance promotion prospects, fulfilling industry demands for highly qualified graduates with the skills to work across a variety of professions – most notably English Language teachers and teacher trainers, managers, course planners, government advisers, inspectors, material developers and consultants.
The course is also ideal for those looking to move into professional research, publishing and editing, and educational management. There is constant demand both in the UK and overseas for Applied Linguistics and TESOL graduates in other language-related professions, such as the media, the helping professions, communication, publishing and editing.
Employment prospects for those holding the MA Applied Linguistics for TESOL qualification are excellent and graduates have gone on to good careers as English teachers overseas or in their home countries.
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Module information is indicative and is reviewed annually therefore may be subject to change. Applicants will be informed if there are any changes.
Academic Language Skills in FADSS Level 7 (Optional,0 Credits)
Investigating Language for TESOL (Optional,30 Credits)
TESOL Syllabus and Materials Design (Optional,30 Credits)
Professional Practice of TESOL (Optional,30 Credits)
Dissertation (Core,60 Credits)
Investigating SLA (Core,30 Credits)
Linguistics Research Topics (Optional,30 Credits)
Exploring the TESOL Classroom (Core,30 Credits)