The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course.
The course consists of three core modules and a range of option modules. The Language and Learning: Description and Analysis core module introduces the in-depth exploration of the core concepts in the description and analysis of language and language learning, with specific reference to English language teaching and second language acquisition. The Current Developments in Language Teaching core module examines a wide range of current practice and developments, including communicative competence in language learning and teaching, language teaching methodology, and discrete and integrated skills. The Dissertation is the third core module.
- Current Developments in Language Teaching
- Language and Learning: Description and Analysis
- Analysing Spoken and Written Discourse
- Educational Management in TESOL
- Intercultural Communicative Competence
- Languages for Specific Purposes
- Materials Development
- Testing and Assessment
You are normally required to have a good first degree or equivalent.
If you did not receive your first degree from a university in the UK, you will normally need to take an IELTS exam (or equivalent) and score 6.5 overall with at least 6 in each component.
The course enables you to make substantial progress as advanced English Language Teaching practitioners and managers in a variety of national, regional and cultural educational systems. You will have the training and preparation to make significant contributions as instructors, managers and researchers.
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- market yourself effectively to employers,
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- develop your interview and enterprise skills,
- plan your career with our careers consultants,
- meet employers and explore your career options at our employer fairs, careers presentations and networking events throughout the year.