This English language and TESOL degree combines the study of principles of language and communication with a practical focus on teaching. This degree in English Language and TESOL explores the application of language alongside current practice and developments in teaching and testing. You will gain the skills and knowledge to design and produce materials for language lessons, and develop analytical and critical thinking skills. As well as exploring the English language, you will have the option of studying Mandarin, French, Spanish or Italian. Popular career options for graduates from this course include teaching English as a first or second language, either in the UK or abroad. Former students have also pursued roles in publishing, the media and administration. What you should know about this course
- You'll learn more about the properties of human language and how we acquire, learn and teach it.
- Understand the sound, form and meaning of language and its acquisition (e.g. phonetics, morphology, pragmatics and sociolinguistics).
- Discover the interplay between how we acquire language, how we teach it, how we organise lessons and how we deliver them in the classroom.
- Broaden your studies with an option module including the chance to study a foreign language or to undertake a work placement
- Access a range of careers - in education as well as in areas such as translation, publishing, marketing, digital and social media.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
Students are assessed through a combination of assessment methods depending on the modules chosen. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
- Year 4
We make Contextual offers to this programme. Applicants that meet specific eligibility criteria will be made a contextual offer with a reduced tariff of up to 16 UCAS Tariff points. Other entry requirements such as GCSEs, Interview, etc., will still need to be met. For further information, please see our Contextual Admissions policy.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
We accept a wide range of English language qualifications. For our English entry requirements, please click on the link below.
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Fees and funding
Additional fee information
We understand that the transition to University for Undergraduate students can be daunting and confusing when it comes to finances. The University of Greenwich has a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and other financial support measures to support students that require it most. More information can be found on our website at www.greenwich.ac.uk/finance/funding-your-studies
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School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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