The MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL programme allows you to expand your knowledge of current theoretical and practical aspects of language teaching. You have the opportunity to exchange ideas with other experienced language teaching professionals from many different contexts.
The programme aims to provide you with a critical understanding of key issues and debates in many areas of applied linguistics and of how these relate to English Language Teaching. Students will help develop the ability to reflect, analyse and critically evaluate language teaching and learning concepts and theories, and to understand and examine the assumptions underlying different classroom practices.
The knowledge you gain will enhance your ability to undertake language teaching at a range of levels in different cultural and institutional contexts, and even enable you to undertake effective practitioner research in your specific area of interest
The world-recognised masters degree in applied linguistics and TESOL is a unique opportunity for students to be introduced to key issues of the theory of language and the practice of language learning.
This online TESOL qualification is the gateway towards a better understanding of language pedagogy and its ties with society.
Applicants should normally be teachers or working in the English Language Teaching (ELT) field, with at least a second class Honours degree or its equivalent from a non-UK university (GPA 3.0 or above) plus two years’ full-time English language teaching experience.
Those who are not native speakers of English need to have a proficiency level equivalent to GCSE Grade C, IELTS 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in each element) or TOEFL 575 paper/IBT 90 (including a minimum of 4.0 in the TWE); Cambridge Proficiency Grade C or above.
The MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOLprogramme is a powerful vehicle for both personal and professional development.
Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates go on to gain promotion in their existing jobs and move on to more senior or challenging posts.
Please Note: due to regular enhancements of the University’s courses, please refer to Leicester’s own website (www.le.ac.uk) and/or Terms and Conditions (http://www2.le.ac.uk/legal) for the most accurate and up-to-date course information. We recommend that you familiarise yourself with this information prior to submitting an application.