Master's Degree in TESOL in England in United Kingdom

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TESOL

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, and many programs focus on three main principles. These are applied scientific research, theoretical linguistic knowledge and the practical use of both research and theory.

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.

England is the largest of the four "home nations" that make up the United Kingdom. It is also the most populous of the four with almost 52 million inhabitants (roughly 84% of the total population of the UK).

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MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

University of Sunderland
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 United Kingdom Sunderland London + 1 more

This Masters course will open up new opportunities for you around the world. English is the world’s third most widely spoken language, after Mandarin and Spanish, and a professional [+]

Masters in TESOL in England in United Kingdom. This Masters course will open up new opportunities for you around the world. English is the world’s third most widely spoken language, after Mandarin and Spanish, and a professional English teaching qualification is a passport to work in almost every country in the world. Unlike some other Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) courses, this course at the University of Sunderland not only covers theoretical aspects but also includes a practical teaching module. As part of this, you will learn how to prepare lesson plans and to teach your peers in Sunderland. Our TESOL MA will give you in-depth understanding of how English is taught to speakers of other languages internationally. The course includes core modules in ‘Principles and Practice of English Language Teaching’ and ‘Linguistics for TESOL’. There are also optional modules with a strong practical element such as ‘Corpus Linguistics and Language Teaching’. For your Masters dissertation, you will negotiate a proposal for a research project with our supportive tutors. This ensures that the topic is relevant to your professional development and career aspirations. We also offer home students a part-time TESOL MA. This makes it easier to combine your studies with other commitments. Employment & careers On completing this course you will be equipped with professional skills in teaching English to speakers of other languages. You will also have an appropriate skill set for senior roles such as leading a department and managing change in education. Potential... [-]