Master of Arts (MA) in Teaching in United Kingdom

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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.

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.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)

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MA ELT/TESOL Studies

University of Southampton
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Southampton

This programme provides a focused route for new English language professionals who wish to develop advanced knowledge and skills in the English language curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment. You will study contemporary approaches to curriculum, assessment, and pedagogy, with opportunities to follow specialist interests, such as learner autonomy and English as an international language. You will develop a deeper understanding of the theory and practice of English language teaching and gain the skills required to challenge current professional practice, to innovate, and to undertake a range of leadership roles in English language teaching. [+]

This programme provides a focused route for new English language professionals who wish to develop advanced knowledge and skills in the English language curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment. You will study contemporary approaches to curriculum, assessment, and pedagogy, with opportunities to follow specialist interests, such as learner autonomy and English as an international language. You will develop a deeper understanding of the theory and practice of English language teaching and gain the skills required to challenge current professional practice, to innovate, and to undertake a range of leadership roles in English language teaching.

Introducing your degree

This programme provides a focused route for recent graduates wishing to develop their understanding of the theory and practice of English language teaching in order to start their career as English language professionals and gain the skills required to develop their professional practice.... [-]


MA English Language Teaching

University of Southampton
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Southampton + 1 more

The MA English Language Teaching (ELT) is a post-experience programme which provides English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers from the UK and overseas with the opportunity to reflect on their professional experience, develop a deeper understanding of the theory and practice of English language teaching and gain the skills and competencies required for leadership roles in ELT. [+]

The MA English Language Teaching (ELT) is a post-experience programme which provides English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers from the UK and overseas with the opportunity to reflect on their professional experience, develop a deeper understanding of the theory and practice of English language teaching and gain the skills and competencies required for leadership roles in ELT.

Introducing your course

Provide people all over the world with the ability to speak and communicate fluently in English and start building the foundation towards a rewarding and exciting career with a Masters course in English Language Teaching (ELT) at the University of Southampton. This MA degree provided by the University of Southampton can give you the tools needed to teach English effectively, through current issues in language teaching methodology to the critical appraisal of language teaching.... [-]


MA in English Language Teaching (MA ELT)

University of Warwick The Centre for Applied Linguistics
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Coventry

Looking for an internationally-recognised professional qualification that can help take you to the next stage of your career? Or perhaps you want to deepen your understanding of the latest issues and practices in English language teaching, to help you deliver the best possible education to students of English language around the world? [+]

Take your career to the next level

Looking for an internationally-recognised professional qualification that can help take you to the next stage of your career? Or perhaps you want to deepen your understanding of the latest issues and practices in English language teaching, to help you deliver the best possible education to students of English language around the world?

With our flexible course structure, the research excellence you’d expect from one of the world’s top universities, and a close, supportive community around you, the MA English Language Teaching (ELT) at the University of Warwick is the course for you.

Professional development, whatever your experience ... [-]

MA/MFA Movement: Directing and Teaching

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Pioneering programmes aimed at performance and movement practitioners interested in movement directing and teaching. Students may be actors or dancers who want to diversify, people who work with actors, or practitioners from sport or holistic practice who want to enhance their understanding of practical/theoretical interfaces regarding movement in contemporary performance. [+]

MA/MFA Movement: Directing and Teaching Overview

Pioneering programmes aimed at performance and movement practitioners interested in movement directing and teaching. Students may be actors or dancers who want to diversify, people who work with actors, or practitioners from sport or holistic practice who want to enhance their understanding of practical/theoretical interfaces regarding movement in contemporary performance.

About the course

These courses offer specialist, vocational teaching in the field of movement for actors and production practice for movement directors. Bespoke movement placements at Central and in other professional theatre settings, such as other conservatoires, or theatre, opera or film organisations (both in Britain and internationally), are a key part of the course.... [-]


MA TESOL

University of Leeds, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences, and Law
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

One of the UK’s most respected TESOL programmes, in one of the biggest TESOL departments, the programme has helped students develop their professional careers for nearly three decades. [+]

MA TESOL

One of the UK’s most respected TESOL programmes, in one of the biggest TESOL departments, the programme has helped students develop their professional careers for nearly three decades.

MA TESOL is a one year full-time, or two years part-time, programme for experienced TESOL professionals, such as teachers, teacher trainers, language school directors, curriculum developers, inspectors, lecturers and materials writers.

Most students leave the course feeling professionally confident and competent, and many are able to find more responsible, higher status work with their MA qualification.

Why study with us?

The MA TESOL offers a comprehensive programme of academic and professional development. Because we’re a large department we can provide a particularly wide range of courses, and our staff have experience of working in many different global TESOL contexts. We’re also known for our excellent academic and social support, which means students can quickly settle into life in Leeds, feel part of a welcoming, lively learning community, and form lasting friendships with colleagues from around the world.... [-]


MA Religions and Education by distance learning

University Of Warwick Centre for Education Studies
Online Part time 2 - 5 years August 2018 United Kingdom Coventry

This course is unique in that it draws on the research and curriculum development expertise of the Warwick Religions and Education Research Unit. [+]

MA Religions and Education by distance learning

"This course is unique in that it draws on the research and curriculum development expertise of the Warwick Religions and Education Research Unit. (WRERU) WRERU has conducted major research projects for the European Commission, the Arts, and Humanities Research Council and many others."

Dr. Judith Everington, Course Leader

Suitable for

This flexible distance learning course is aimed at teachers of religious education and related subjects within different education systems, and those working with young people in a faith or belief context. The change of name of the degree from MA in Religious Education to MA in Religions and Education reflects the fact that the term ‘Religious Education ’ means different things in different countries. The Warwick MA course aims to meet the needs of those working in different education systems and reflects the varied approaches to religious diversity and education utilized by Warwick Religions and Education Research Unit. Some previous experience of religious studies at higher education level is preferred but not required. Each application is looked at on its own merits.... [-]


MA Drama Education and English Language Teaching (ELT)

University Of Warwick Centre for Education Studies
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years August 2018 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

This course is suitable for experienced teachers interested in combining both disciplines (Drama and English Language Teaching) at Master’s level. [+]

MA Drama Education and English Language Teaching (ELT)

“Our course combines recent developments in drama education, second language acquisition and ELT methodology. It provides an innovative approach to teaching drama as a key way of promoting learning and language acquisition in more creative and personalised ways. There is a balance between the study and practice of drama and ELT as academic and practical subjects and you can access the facilities and staff in two excellent departments.”

Dr Steve Mann, Joint Course Leader

Suitable for

This course is suitable for experienced teachers interested in combining both disciplines (Drama and English Language Teaching) at Master’s level. The course is particularly suitable for teachers of English as a Foreign Language who have interest in drama as a key way of promoting learning and language acquisition in a more creative and personalised way. ... [-]


MA in Programme in Education

London South Bank University
Campus Part time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom London

Teachers and other professionals working in schools develop their understanding of key issues in education and their continuing professional development (CPD). [+]

The MA Programme in Education engages with education across the age range from early years to adulthood and is relevant to a wide diversity of educational settings. There is a strong focus on social justice and inclusion and the opportunity to reflect on your own professional practice throughout the courses.

The course offers a unique opportunity for experienced professionals to gain a practice-focused higher degree. Specialisms in Autism and SEND are also available. Individual MA modules can also be taken as Continued Professional Development (CPD). Accreditation of Prior Learning is also possible within the all the MA programmes at LSBU. If you have completed EIC and SEND options at LSBU you are a third of the way there! (APEL from other universities is also possible).... [-]


Master in Leading Inclusive Education (MA)

Middlesex University London
Online 2 - 3 years January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online London

Take the next step in your career with this innovative online course, designed for professionals working as leaders or prospective leaders of inclusion in educational settings. [+]

Why study MA Leading Inclusive Education at Middlesex University? Developing inclusive education practice to support the needs of all learners is one of the most important challenges facing education professionals today. The MA Leading Inclusive Education is an exciting new distance-learning pathway for education professionals seeking to develop their leadership careers, offering alternatives to, and routes on from, current NCTL leadership qualifications and the National Award for SEN Coordination. We've brought together some of the finest education leaders with the distance-learning experts, Real Training, to develop a new kind of learning experience that makes the most of the practical skills participants already have, allowing learning and development within a workplace setting and alongside colleagues.Through a mixture of 60 and 30 credit practice-led online modules, participants will build a portfolio of leadership skills and knowledge to suit the areas of inclusion that are most relevant to their setting. Some areas you might cover include: Gender and Sexuality Communities and Culture Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties Learning Differences Migration and Language acquisition Learning Conversations, Mentoring and Coaching The programme is open to graduate professionals working in an educational setting, both in the UK and internationally. Whether working in a school, FE college, university, PRU or hospital, this flexible practice-led course will help participants progress into leadership roles or develop leadership in the crucial area of inclusion.... [-]


MA Second Language Learning

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This programme is designed for both graduates with teaching experience and practising language teachers and trainers who wish to build a career in modern languages and English as a foreign language. It enables students to make an effective contribution to language learning in their organisation through research, development and the application of newly acquired knowledge, and enhance career prospects in further and higher education. [+]

WHY STUDY THIS PROGRAMME?

This programme is designed for both graduates with teaching experience and practising language teachers and trainers who wish to build a career in modern languages and English as a foreign language. It enables students to make an effective contribution to language learning in their organisation through research, development and the application of newly acquired knowledge, and enhance career prospects in further and higher education. This is an interdisciplinary postgraduate programme which will help you to develop your transferable skills, valued in a wide range of careers. The programme will introduce you to research in applied languages, in particular, those research activities and themes that affect the language-learning environment, including second language acquisition and communicative language teaching. You will also explore research in language learning in relation to the practical learning environment and acquire the skills to write and use computer-aided language learning tools and conduct a research project in language learning and language teaching. The university is currently developing a new Centre for Applied Research & Outreach in Language Education, which will become a focal point for national and international research projects into second language studies. You will have the opportunity to attend research seminars and workshops and engage with our doctoral students and other research staff.... [-]


MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

University of Westminster - Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course provides you with a specialist combination of theoretical academic study and robust practical application and skills development in English language teaching. It provides advanced training for TESOL professionals and examines the latest developments in TESOL methodology and related issues. You will develop the practical and professional skills involved in TESOL, along with the ability to analyse and apply theoretical perspectives to practical situations. [+]

This course provides you with a specialist combination of theoretical academic study and robust practical application and skills development in English language teaching. It provides advanced training for TESOL professionals and examines the latest developments in TESOL methodology and related issues. You will develop the practical and professional skills involved in TESOL, along with the ability to analyse and apply theoretical perspectives to practical situations.

The course enables you to develop your skills in argument, synthesis and critical expression of TESOL issues, and apply them in different teaching contexts. You will also enhance your advanced skills of research, presentation and analysis in TESOL contexts. Nurturing ongoing professional development and skills in pursuing further independent research is an important aspect of the course, enabling you to make a full contribution to professional development in your specialist area.... [-]


MA English Language Teaching

Leeds Beckett University
Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Leeds + 2 more

You will gain practical classroom experience and you will develop creative multimedia resources and teaching materials through hands-on activities. There will be the opportunity to pursue a specialism, such as English as a Second or Other Language (ESOL), English for Academic Purposes (EAP), teaching English to Young Learners (YLs) or teacher training and English language teaching management. [+]

Course details

We provide academic and professional development for English language practitioners looking to advance their careers in teaching.

You will gain practical classroom experience on the course through teaching in Leeds, teaching in your own workplace and/or through lesson observations. You will develop your ability to create multimedia resources and teaching materials through hands-on activities. There will be the opportunity to pursue a specialism, such as English as a second or another language, teaching English for Academic Purposes, teaching English to young learners, teacher training or English language teaching management.

We currently offer two routes of study:... [-]


MA Teaching English for Academic Purposes

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Online Part time 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course is designed to equip you with the necessary skills to become a competent, research-informed and innovative English for academic purposes (EAP) practitioner. [+]

Best MAs in Teaching in United Kingdom 2018. Overview

This course is designed to equip you with the necessary skills to become a competent, research-informed and innovative English for academic purposes (EAP) practitioner.

Worldwide, there has been a significant increase in the demand for EAP teachers, and this growth has stemmed from the expansion of English as a medium of instruction, internationalisation of the higher education sector, the increasingly dominant position of English as the language of education and research, and rapid expansion of access to higher education.

This course focuses on the development of teacher competencies to improve the academic literacy of students. It entails knowledge and skills that incorporate much more than basic mastery of classroom management skills and knowledge of language systems.... [-]


MA Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This course is highly relevant if you are currently or looking to teach Chinese to speakers of other languages. [+]

Overview

This course is highly relevant if you are currently or looking to teach Chinese to speakers of other languages.

You will join our diverse and vibrant learning community of second and foreign language education, primary, secondary and higher education and take the journey of developing a career in the fast-growing area of Chinese language education in the UK or the wider world.

This course is suitable for Chinese language teachers keen to build on knowledge and experience, and for teachers of other subjects intending to move into this field, as well as those interested in course design, management or teacher training, both in the UK and internationally.... [-]


MA Special and Inclusive Education (Online)

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Online Part time 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This online course offers a comprehensive focus on contemporary debates within special and inclusive education including local, national and international policies and approaches. [+]

Overview

This online course offers a comprehensive focus on contemporary debates within special and inclusive education including local, national and international policies and approaches.

We consider the specific needs of children with learning difficulties and disabilities, communication impairments, literacy difficulties/dyslexia, autism and SEBD/ADHD to illustrate the challenges encountered in professional practice.

A critical exploration of current theory and research inform consideration of pedagogical approaches as well as the development of effective systems and structures for working with parents/carers and different agencies.

This course is suitable if you are interested in developing your knowledge and understanding of children and young people with special educational needs, working as a teacher or associated professional in mainstream education or specialized settings wishing to extend your skills and practice, an experienced professional, or new to working with children with additional needs. It provides high-quality professional development and flexibility for you to explore areas and specialisms that interest you.... [-]