Bishop Grosseteste University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Have you ever considered how English is used globally? Do you have a particular interest in how languages are learned and taught? Do you have ambitions to travel and teach? If so, our exciting BA in TESOL & Linguistics (teaching English to speakers of other languages) could be the ideal course for you. This course will provide you with academic knowledge, practical skills and professional experience in preparation for a future in English language teaching, media or publishing sector. It will provide the tools and resources for you to reflect upon your professional practice, conduct your own research or continue with further studies in the field of linguistics. This course has modules relating to the use of English language and teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) , which will help you to become qualified with a specialist subject expertise in English language and an internationally recognised teaching qualification. Completion of the course gives you a qualification that will allow you to apply for positions as an English Language teacher both in the UK and abroad. However, you will also benefit from a thorough exploration of English language, developing skills in critical thinking, written and spoken communication skills, and teaching practice. You will be taught by staff with many years of experience in the field of English language, English language teaching and teacher training. In addition, there are opportunities to teach English throughout your study to gain authentic experience of teaching learners of English. You will develop transferable skills, such as communication, research, time management, team working and problem-solving and these skills can lead to work in areas such as publishing, teaching, advertising and marketing. As part of this course, you will have the opportunity to complete the Trinity Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL). Completing this will:
- Provide you with an internationally recognised TESOL certificate
- Offer you a route to work in schools, colleges and other settings across the globe
- Equip you with practical teaching skills
- You will also receive support and feedback from expert tutors and peers, becoming part of the worldwide TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) network
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
If you’ve recently completed or studied modules as part of a previous qualification, you may be eligible to apply for Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL). Entry to all years except Year 1 will require APL. Once you have submitted an application for the programme, you will need to complete the relevant paperwork for APL as well. To obtain the necessary forms needed for the APL process, please contact our Quality Office via email at [email protected] or via telephone on 01522 563803.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£11820||Year 1|