English Language Teaching/TESOL at University of Southampton - UCAS

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Course summary

Develop a deeper understanding of the theory and practice of English Language Teaching (ELT) with this master’s degree. You can apply for this course if you have experience in teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and want to gain skills for leadership roles in ELT. If you don’t have experience as an EFL teacher and want to begin your career as one, you can apply for our MA English Language Teaching TESOL Studies course.


Optional modules include: Teaching Foreign Languages to Younger Learners; Autonomy and Individualisation in Language Learning; Writing and Written Language; E-learning and English Language Teaching; English as medium of instruction in global education; Language ideologies in a globalising world. For a full list of modules please visit: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/english-language-teaching-tesol-masters-ma#modules

Assessment method

Individual and group projects and presentations, through workshop activities, written assignments, and the dissertation.

How to apply

International applicants

English language: Band D, IELTS 6.5 overall score with at least 6.5 in Reading and Writing and at least 6.0 in Speaking and Listening.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in English, linguistics, modern languages or other relevant discipline, plus minimum 2 years’ professional experience.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5with no component below 6.0

All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency.

Find out more about the University’s English Language requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

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Sponsorship information

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/funding/postgraduate.page

English Language Teaching/TESOL at University of Southampton - UCAS