TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS

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Course summary

This course is ideal for both experienced English Language teachers and those with little or no experience in the area who wish to become an English language teacher to speakers of other languages. The course helps you develop employability and enterprise skills, and offers a lot of teaching practice as well as an optional placement. MA TESOL will equip you with a highly portable global skillset that allows you to get started as an English teacher in schools, universities and private training institutions around the world, manage English Language Teaching (ELT) programmes, develop educational material and textbooks, or even start your own language teaching business. Our teaching methods encourage active participation in group work, discussion and the exchange of ideas, with the aim of developing your critical and analytical skills. The profile of our course participants is international, including most recently Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Mexico, Poland, Switzerland and the UK. Our graduates are now working as English language teaching professionals, teacher trainers, textbook writers or university lecturers throughout the world.


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Assessment method

A range of assignment types are used including essays, practical tasks, portfolios, presentations, demonstration lessons and class tests.

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

Entry requirements

A good UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent, applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8600 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8600 Year 1
Scotland £8600 Year 1
Wales £8600 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Preparing for the financial side of student life is important, but there’s no need to feel anxious and confused about it. Please take a look at our website for information about sourcing grants, bursaries and scholarships, and much more.
TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS