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MA Degrees in Teaching in United Kingdom 2020

Masters degrees are more versatile than doctoral qualifications and have a broad range of professional and academic applications. According to the U.S. Department of Education, three types of masters programs exist research, professional, and terminal. The most popular masters degree types are Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Science (M.S.) in a mixture of subject fields.

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.

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

Top Master of Art Programs in Teaching in United Kingdom 2020

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York St John University

The programme is designed for both qualified and intending teachers of English to speakers of other languages. It attracts students from different parts of the world, who ... [+]

Course overview

The programme is designed for both qualified and intending teachers of English to speakers of other languages. It attracts students from different parts of the world, who bring with them a diverse mix of educational backgrounds and experiences. This gives us a chance to increase our cross-cultural understanding and knowledge of teaching and learning contexts globally. Furthermore, using online forums, we aim to provide practical opportunities for you to interact with language professionals around the world.

We critically reflect on theories of, and research into, the problem of how best to learn and teach an additional language. We aim to help you improve your own research skills and encourage you to present and publish your findings to the English language teaching and applied linguistics community.... [-]

United Kingdom York
August 2020
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Bishop Grosseteste University

If you have a passion for education and a curiosity about the language teaching and learning process itself then this course will both enthuse and challenge in equal meas ... [+]

Overview

If you have a passion for education and a curiosity about the language teaching and learning process itself then this course will both enthuse and challenge in equal measure. The MA Education with TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) programme is designed for individuals who wish to pursue a career and have a special interest in working with learners of English as an additional, second or foreign language.

Key Facts Award: Masters Duration: 1 year Mode of Study: Full-time Start Date: September Awarding Institution: Bishop Grosseteste University Institution Code: B38

Why Study This Course? Teaching and Trainee opportunities in the UK and abroad (ERASMUS+) Free Pre-Teaching course and guaranteed interview for PGCE Primary or Secondary English Intercultural enhancement opportunities Discounted internationally recognised ESOL teaching qualification (Trinity cert TESOL) Entry Requirements You will need to have obtained or be predicted to obtain, normally an undergraduate honours degree with a minimum of lower second class honours (or equivalent). International students will need to have obtained IELTS 6.5 or equivalent or 6.0 + pre-sessional English programme. About The Course ... [-]
United Kingdom Lincoln
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Ulearn

Focusing on contemporary issues such as learners and learning and managing educational change, Education Practice is for teachers employed in primary, secondary and furth ... [+]

Education Practice MA

Focusing on contemporary issues such as learners and learning and managing educational change, Education Practice is for teachers employed in primary, secondary and further education as well as DMU graduates interested in teaching, or related careers. You will be encouraged to use your own workplace and experience as the basis for your assignments.

Overview

Reasons to study Education Practice at DMU:

Enhance your employability with placements and voluntary opportunities in local educational settings Reflect upon the latest trends and developments in the field and consider how these apply to your own place of work Course content fits with the latest demands of the Department for Education and National College in helping to prepare and build on the demands of National Professional Qualification for Headship and Middle Leadership Our practice- and the research-based academic team is recognised for excellence in teaching, curriculum design and innovation Benefit from our strong partnerships with universities, schools, professional organisations such as the International Council on Education for Teaching (ICET), education charities and government agencies worldwide Key facts for UK/EU students Institution code: D26 Duration: One year full-time, two years part-time Attendance: Full-time two taught sessions for two evenings per week. Part-time one taught session per week Location of study: De Montfort University Leicester UK Fees and funding: For 2019/20 full-time tuition fees will be £5,300. Part-time fees will be £442 per 15 credit module Key facts for international students Institution code: D26 Duration: One year full-time Attendance: Full-time two taught sessions... [-]
United Kingdom Leicester
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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University of Roehampton London

This course is designed to help you develop the skills and experience you need for a successful career in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). ... [+]

Summary

This course is designed to help you develop the skills and experience you need for a successful career in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

There is a demand throughout the world for graduates with qualifications and expertise in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). Our MA in TESOL is designed for students who are intending to have a career in English teaching. It will also be of interest to those who are already teachers of English and would like to increase their professional expertise by advancing their analytical knowledge of English and up-to-date teaching methods.

You will gain in-depth knowledge of the structure of language at different levels of analysis and the relationship between language and use. You will develop a critical understanding how English is learnt, taught and tested so that you can make informed decisions with regard to policy and practice in your TESOL career.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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1 - 2 years
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Goldsmiths, University of London

This programme gives artists, practitioners, and teachers the opportunity to enrich and consolidate theories of contemporary art and learning. Engage with practice and th ... [+]

This programme gives artists, practitioners, and teachers the opportunity to enrich and consolidate theories of contemporary art and learning. Engage with practice and theory, develop innovative research approaches, and critically debate the changing nature of contemporary art.

Why study MA Arts and Learning (MAAL) at Goldsmiths? You’ll be taught by staff who are nationally and internationally renowned and published artist-researcher teachers. You’ll draw on the international scope of contemporary art practices in London. This degree has partnerships with international galleries including Tate Modern, the Whitechapel Gallery and the Showroom Gallery. The programme places a strong emphasis on student-centred and directed learning. Teaching sessions and personal tutorials will draw on the critical reflection and development of your artist-teacher practices, including artistic, theoretical, political, and learning and teaching concerns. You’ll be part of a diverse student community, and will have the opportunity to develop and maintain collaborative peer networks and support. You’ll have access to an extensive programme of guest lectures, presentations and projects. In the past, this has included talks from Grayson Perry, Yinka Shonibare, Sonia Boyce, Susan Pui San Lok, Danny Devenny, Mark Ervine, Marty Lyons and John Matthews, hosted through our Centre for Arts and Learning (CAL). The MAAL can be a pathway before or after the completion of a UK QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) programme, such as the PGCE (Secondary): Art & Design. What you'll study ... [-]
United Kingdom London
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 5 years
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University of Hull

MA Education is a flexible programme for those who want to extend their knowledge and understanding of current educational practices, contemporary matters of debate in th ... [+]

Course overview

MA Education is a flexible programme for those who want to extend their knowledge and understanding of current educational practices, contemporary matters of debate in the educational world and key issues related to educational practice.

The emphasis throughout the MA programme is on developing your independent critical thinking and problem-solving. Using an inquiry-based approach, the programme is designed to give you scope to examine in detail topics that are of particular interest to you.

MA Education can be studied over one year full-time, or two years part-time. It helps teachers to develop the educational understanding, analytical skills and leadership qualities necessary to improve pupil development and achievement in schools.... [-]

United Kingdom Hull
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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University of South Wales Online Programmes through UNICAF

The MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) is a flexible programme, designed to meet the professional needs of individual learners. Students will have the opp ... [+]

MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching)

The MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) is a flexible programme, designed to meet the professional needs of individual learners. Students will have the opportunity to engage critically with the theories and practices of education with a view to applying learning to practice. The MA Education is well established and is regularly updated in order to reflect the changing needs of current and future participants.

Educational Aim To widen the options available and encourage in-depth development of personal and professional areas of interest. To enable learners to identify, design and carry out research activities which include opportunities for considerable self-direction. To contribute to the body of knowledge and understanding relevant to education. Fees ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
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Online
Swansea University

The MA in Chinese-English Translation and Language is available if you are a first language Mandarin speaker from China, interested in an applied language career such as ... [+]

Course Overview

The MA in Chinese-English Translation and Language is available if you are a first language Mandarin speaker from China, interested in an applied language career such as translating and teaching English or Chinese as a foreign language.

This course gives you language-specific skills in translation studies and applied linguistics. It aims to lock the broad area of translation into a specific context, translating between English and Chinese.

You will address the issue of non-native speakers as English teachers, applied language studies, and translating and teaching English or Chinese as a second language.

Our degree proves equally attractive to Mandarin teachers wishing to build knowledge in applied linguistics theory and practice.... [-]

United Kingdom Swansea
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Sheffield Hallam University

Whether you are in the early stages of your language teaching career or an experienced language teacher, this course is designed to meet your needs. The TESOL centre has ... [+]

Best MAs in Teaching in United Kingdom 2020.

Widen your range of career options in English language teaching and gain practical classroom teaching experience.

Gain access to teaching opportunities around the world Study in the UK alongside others from across the globe to become a confident and innovative practitioner Draw on current research to enhance your understanding of English language teaching Develop practical teaching skills through micro-teaching, optional teaching practice, and observing experienced teachers Develop research skills to enable you to conduct an independent research project that can enable a pathway to doctoral studies

Whether you are in the early stages of your language teaching career or an experienced language teacher, this course is designed to meet your needs. The TESOL centre has been running postgraduate TESOL courses for over 25 years so you will be joining an established community of British Council accredited English language teachers, experienced teacher educators, and leading researchers. Our course attracts students from around the world and in the last three years, we have welcomed an international mix of students from the UK, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe. Our MA TESOL class size is typically small - in the last four years, we have had an average group size of 16 students.... [-]

United Kingdom Sheffield
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12 - 16 months
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University of Lincoln

The MA Education offers to practice and aspiring educators opportunities to learn, apply and produce critical knowledge in the interdisciplinary field of Education, with ... [+]

The Course

The programme is designed around three core modules and two optional modules. The core modules aim to support students in identifying their specific research questions through a critical review of the literature; develop the requisite knowledge, understanding and practical skills in appropriate research methods; and produce a compelling piece of advanced research. Optional modules allow you the opportunity to deepen your existing subject knowledge and broaden your appreciation of the study of education.

The MA in Education is a programme of advanced study for anyone who wishes to deepen their knowledge of education in general, and for those who wish to make connections between educational practice, theory and research.... [-]

United Kingdom Lincoln
August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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Leeds Beckett University

You will gain practical classroom experience and you will develop creative multimedia resources and teaching materials through hands-on activities. There will be the oppo ... [+]

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:... [-]

United Kingdom Leeds
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1 - 3 years
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University of Leeds, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences, and Law

This programme for experienced TESOL teachers, advisors and teacher trainers focuses on the teaching of English or other languages to children between 5 and 12 years old. ... [+]

Overview This programme for experienced TESOL teachers, advisors and teacher trainers focuses on the teaching of English or other languages to children between 5 and 12 years old. You’ll study core modules alongside students on our other TESOL programmes, exploring how people learn languages and the strategies teachers use to develop the key skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. A specialist module will focus on foreign language learning in children and how theories of learning and pedagogy have contributed to TESOL practice in the classroom. In addition, you’ll choose from optional modules allowing you to build your knowledge of topics such as the potential for technology in language learning, materials development and TESOL teacher education. Taught by leading researchers and experienced practitioners in TESOL, you’ll benefit from a wide range of resources and support. You’ll gain valuable skills to inform your teaching practice in a stimulating, friendly environment. Research and professional insight The Language Education team in the School of Education is nationally and internationally recognised for its range of teaching, research, knowledge transfer and consultancy work in TESOL, ELT, EFL, ESOL, EAL, Modern Foreign Languages, and Applied Linguistics. As a large team of education practitioners, we have a wide range of experience of teaching and teacher education work in many contexts in the UK and around the world. As researchers, we have a broad range of expertise across the discipline with ongoing research projects in teacher development, language use in migrant communities, learning with digital technologies, and IELTS... [-]
United Kingdom Leeds
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Part-time
12 - 24 months
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EduPlanet

Develop your teaching practice with our MA TESOL course, based on our stunning campus in the heritage city of Bath ... [+]

Bath Spa University Overview One of the few TESOL courses in the UK that incorporates a teaching placement. Designed for both experienced teachers and those with little or no teaching experience. Blends the theory of language and linguistics teaching with practical skills development.

Based on our beautiful Newton Park campus, this TESOL (Teaching English to Students of Other Languages) course is for those who wish to teach English as a second or foreign language. We aim to develop confident and well-informed language teaching practitioners who are capable of designing and teaching comprehensive language programmes. You’ll extend your knowledge base by engaging in independent research into your own practice and setting.... [-]

United Kingdom Bath
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1 - 2 years
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University of Surrey

Our MA TESOL is housed in the School of Literature and Languages, a highly-ranked academic school which is international both in composition and in outlook. Becoming a te ... [+]

Why choose this course

Our MA TESOL is housed in the School of Literature and Languages, a highly-ranked academic school which is international both in composition and in outlook.

Becoming a teacher of English as a second or foreign language gives you the chance to make meaningful connections across cultures and communities and open up valuable opportunities for others.

We’ve combined our practical, intercultural and applied approach to language teaching with our expertise in linguistics to create a masters course that can help you realise your full potential.

What you will study

Studying for an MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is the key to unlocking international career opportunities in a sector that is enjoying impressive sustained growth. We’ll help you to master the main theories and principles of language learning and teaching so that you can apply them with confidence and imagination in your own teaching practice. A range of optional modules will allow you to specialise, while the dissertation will enable you to carry out in-depth research into a topic of particular interest to you.... [-]

United Kingdom Guildford
October 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
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Bath Spa University

This TESOL course is for those who wish to teach English as a second or foreign language. We aim to develop confident and well-informed language teaching practitioners wh ... [+]

Gain TESOL certification and develop your career prospects with our Master's in TESOL.

One of the few TESOL courses in the UK that incorporates a placement component.

Designed for both experienced teachers and those with little or no teaching experience.

Blends the theory of language and linguistics teaching with practical skills development.

This TESOL course is for those who wish to teach English as a second or foreign language. We aim to develop confident and well-informed language teaching practitioners who are capable of designing and teaching comprehensive language programmes. You’ll extend your knowledge base by engaging in independent research into your own practice and setting.... [-]

United Kingdom Bath
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1 - 2 years
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