University of Hull: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with Translation Studies (MA)

InstitutionUniversity of Hull
Department School of Education and Social Sciences
Telephone 01482 466850
Study type Taught


The MA in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) with Translation Studies is designed for language graduates, ideally with either a teaching qualification or some teaching experience, who want to acquire an in-depth knowledge of English and how to teach it, but who are also interested in translation theories and practice.

Students have the opportunity to examine the theory, research and practical aspects of language teaching through observation, reflection and practice, as well as examining from a practical and theoretical perspective the nature and process of translation. There is also an opportunity to explore the use of translation technologies or focus on innovation in language learning and teaching.

The MA/Diploma in TESOL with Translation Studies is offered as a one-year full-time programme and as a two-year part-time programme. The predominant mode of examination on this programme is by coursework and continuous assessment.

2 course options

Qualification MA
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent in relevant subject or appropriate experience in professional environment. International applicants - Competence in English is required for international students. For example: IELTS with 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each skill; previous study in English is accepted; candidates that do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University of Hull prior to entering the programme.


A 15,000-word dissertation.


Core modules:;
Systems of the English Language;
Second Language Acquisition;
Approaches to English Language Teaching;
Dissertation research seminar series;

Optional Modules:;
New Technologies and Language Teaching/Learning;
Teaching English for Specific Purposes;
EFL/ESOL Exams and Testing;
Specialist Translation Skills: Legal, Medical and Technical Translation;
Specialist Translation Skills: Translation for Stage and Screen;
Specialist Translation Skills: Translation of Persuasive Text;
Linguistics for Translators;
Issues in Translation;
Professional Translation Skills;
Lexical approaches to language learning;

Location The University of Hull
Cottingham Road


Channel Islands 6500 GBP for Year 1
International 13500 GBP for Year 1
EU 6500 GBP for Year 1
England 6500 GBP for Year 1
Scotland 6500 GBP for Year 1
Wales 6500 GBP for Year 1
Northern Ireland 6500 GBP for Year 1

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