An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.
Teaching is an academic program that prepares students for different instructing environments. Students may choose specific areas of study or choose general teaching techniques. Some courses may include communication, classroom management, evaluation methods, and managing challenging behaviors.
Due to the numerous countries within Oceania, work occasions and work permit laws differ greatly, with data on opportunities in some nations being limited. Australia and New Zealand are the most advanced countries in the area.
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The Master of Arts (TESOL) program provides language teacher education in teaching and learning English as a second/additional language. [+]
Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree or equivalent in education, language, linguistics, applied linguistics or language related disciplines at an approved institution; or Recognised qualification in teacher education; OR hold an undergraduate degree, plus a certification in TESOL plus a minimum five years experience in teaching English.PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The Master of Arts (TESOL) program provides language teacher education in teaching and learning English as a second/additional language. The program aims to prepare prospective teachers of English as a Second Language for their future career and to assist current TESOL teachers in extending their professional knowledge. Subject content covers theoretical aspects of language, language teaching, language acquisition and the practical applications of these in language teaching. The Master of Arts (TESOL) prepares teachers for an international career in the diverse global world.... [-]
Are you interested in a career teaching English as a second language overseas, at University level? Some countries, such as those in Asia, require you to have a Masters level qualification to do this. Waikato's Master of Arts (Applied) provides you with the qualification you need. [+]
Are you interested in a career teaching English as a second language overseas, at University level? Some countries, such as those in Asia, require you to have a Masters level qualification to do this. Waikato's Master of Arts (Applied) provides you with the qualification you need.
You'll complete Waikato's Master of Arts (Applied) (MA(Applied)) by studying papers on specialist topics. Your studies will give you the skills you need to work overseas. You might already be working in a different area of language teaching in New Zealand and are thinking about heading overseas, so you'd like to gain the qualification you need to do this.
Some of the topics you'll study are specific to Waikato's MA(Applied). These topics include discourse analysis and teacher cognition studies. Another distinctive topic that's increasing in importance is the theory and concepts of English for academic purposes. When you study this topic, you'll learn how to teach students who are doing higher degrees and research, so you'll develop the skills you need to teach International students doing post-graduate education. You'll be completing a degree that was the first of its kind in New Zealand - the MA(Applied) was introduced in 1992, and was the first applied linguistics degree offered here.... [-]
Take a detailed look at your specialist area and open doors to new opportunities in language-related careers. [+]
Take a detailed look at your specialist area and open doors to new opportunities in language-related careers.
You can complete the 180-point MA programme in TESOL, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, and Second Language Learning and Teaching. You'll need at least a B average in your major subject in your undergraduate degree to enroll.
You'll complete a mix of coursework and research working with some of New Zealand’s leading academic staff. Study alongside students from around the world and emerge as an expert in your subject.Flexible options
Take advantage of flexible study options to tailor your studies to your needs. You can choose from a range of courses, and TESOL, Applied Linguistics and Second Language Learning and Teaching students can study either on campus or by distance. You can complete your Master's in one year of full-time study or over two or three years part-time. And for most programmes, you're also able to start studying at the beginning of any of the three trimesters during the year.... [-]