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University of Birmingham: TESOL Education

Institution University of Birmingham View institution profile
Department School of Education View department profile
Web https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/education/index.aspx
Study type Taught

Summary

Our MSc in TESOL Education is for graduates with no or minimal experience of teaching English. Based in the School of Education, this Master's degree links English language teaching to wider issues of education.

The MSc TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) programme in the University of Birmingham provides a solid grounding in practical language teaching skills, and in language learning and teaching research. You will create bespoke teaching and learning materials, and you will have the option to observe teaching in a range of schools. You will also develop strong grounding in the latest cutting-edge developments in language learning and teaching.

You will be supported in your studies to become a TESOL professional, a competent educational researcher, and an active member of the international academic and professional TESOL community.

  • Approach – The programme has been designed for those who want to become language teachers but have little or no teaching experience. It takes a practical approach, and it links language teaching and education.

  • Teaching and support – Modules typically provide three contact hours a week for a semester. You will have a dedicated personal tutor and a dissertation supervisor.

  • Research – All tutors are actively researching language learning or teaching. Teaching is research-led. You will be supported in running a research project on your chosen topic.

The MSc TESOL Education consists of three core modules and three optional modules. Please view our course page to find out more about the modules https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/taught/edu/tesol-msc.aspx

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University of Birmingham
The School of Education

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The School of Education has a long-standing reputation as a centre of excellence for teaching and research in a wide range of areas of educational practice and policy.

The School has been graded as 'outstanding' three times by Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills), confirming the University’s status as one of the UK’s leading institutions for excellence in teacher training., offering training for both Primary and Secondary Education.

It is an international leader within its field and one of the largest research-led schools of education in the …

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