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Course summary

This course offers advanced academic study of English literature and language, and gives you the knowledge-base necessary to become an effective instructor and manager in a variety of education settings. You will hone your critical and analytical skills through exploring the stylistic features of the English language, discussing major English literature themes and authors in relation to sustainability and environmental issues, engaging with the theory and practice of teaching English to speakers of other languages and approaching key issues in education management.

  • You will practise microteaching and discuss innovative teaching theory and practice.
  • You will also have the opportunity to gain a recognised professional teaching qualification1: the Teaching Knowledge Test accredited by Cambridge Assessment English, as part of the module Professional Enhancement: Managing the Teaching and Learning Process (Please note that you must be studying on-campus in the UK to take this test.)
  • You will have the option to apply for a ‘professional experience’ opportunity, designed to further develop your skills and knowledge with the aim of maximising your employability prospects. See modules for more information.


This MA course has been designed to enhance your knowledge of English language and literature, while at the same time providing you with the opportunity to engage with education management and develop your skills in teaching English to speakers of other languages. The course should stand you in good stead for the purpose of becoming an effective instructor or manager in a range of education settings. Year one Through the range of modules offered on this course, you’ll develop skills at teaching English to speakers of other languages, and explore key themes in education management theory and practice. You’ll also undertake stylistic and literary analysis of English texts, honing your analytical skills. You’ll encounter major themes in English literature through a focus on environmental issues and ecocriticism, engaging with cutting-edge critical theories and considering the importance of literature for the regional and global concerns of the twenty-first century. Modules English Language Teaching in Practice - 15 credits Teaching English through Literature - 15 credits Principles and Practice of Education Management - 15 credits Case Studies Analysis in Educational Project Management - 15 credits Stylistics - 15 credits Utopian and Dystopian Writing: Identity, Education and Ecology - 30 credits Research Methods - 15 credits Dissertation - 50 credits Professional Enhancement: Managing the Teaching and Learning Process - 10 credits

Assessment method

Assessment This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include: Tests Group work Presentations Reports Practical coursework Individual Assignments The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for graduates who have an interest in English and Education Management. This course requires a minimum grade/classification of 2:2 or above.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

2023/24 fees TBC. Please see our website for latest information.
English and Education Management at Coventry University - UCAS