TESOL: Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages MEd at University of Glasgow - UCAS

University of Glasgow

Degree level: Postgraduate

TESOL: Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages MEd (Taught)

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Course summary

This programme is for those who wish to further their own knowledge and skills in this field. It provides a special emphasis on how theory relates to practice. WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • This programme allows you to extend and enhance your career and build on your previous English language teaching experience.
  • You will be given the opportunity to build on your professional experience through further investigation of the links between theory, practice and current research. This is achieved through classroom observation, micro-teaching opportunities, collaborative learning and contextualised assessment.
  • This interdisciplinary programme draws on the combined expertise of the School of Education and the long established English for Academic Study Unit (School of Modern Languages and Cultures). This enables us to embed our extensive professional and research experience in the areas of language teaching and research.
  • If you are looking for the necessary skills and knowledge to begin your career teaching English to speakers of other languages, you should consider the MSc TESOL.
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE You will take three core and three optional courses and undertake a supervised research dissertation of 12,000-15,000 words on an issue relevant to your area of interest. Core Courses DESCRIPTIONS OF LANGUAGE AND APPLICATIONS TO THE CLASSROOM INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL AND SOCIAL RESEARCH LANGUAGE LEARNING AND APPLICATIONS TO THE CLASSROOM MAJOR DISSERTATION (TESOL) Optional Courses may include: ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH COURSE DESIGN AND PRACTICE IN TESOL DEVELOPING LITERACY HIGHLY ABLE LEARNERS, RAISING ATTAINMENT & ACHIEVEMENT IDENTITIES, RELATIONSHIPS AND BEHAVIOURS LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY, ASSESSMENT AND FEEDBACK MODERN EDUCATIONAL THOUGHT SOCIAL AND INDIVIDUAL VARIABLES IN LANGUAGE LEARNING AND TEACHING TEACHING ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES WHICH ENGLISH? LANGUAGE TEACHING AND SOCIOLINGUISTICS


How to apply

International applicants

International applicant information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'international'. Classes start September 2021 and you may be expected to attend induction sessions the week before.

Entry requirements

Applicants must meet one of the following criteria: 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in English, education, applied linguistics, translation, English literature, TESOL/TEFL (UG) or TCSOL (Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages). Modern foreign languages other than English are considered, OR 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in a different subject AND teaching qualification, such as CELTA. 2 years’ relevant work experience is required in addition to these qualifications. We can consider applications from graduates from other fields who have substantial TESOL experience and an evidenced commitment to professional development. Those with a degree in business English are not normally considered and should apply for the MSc Educational Studies. A personal statement saying why you wish to take the programme must be included in your application. International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

All fees are published on the University of Glasgow website. https://www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

Sponsorship information

Sponsorship and funding information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'scholarships'.

TESOL: Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages MEd at University of Glasgow - UCAS