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University of Leicester: Applied Linguistics and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Institution University of Leicester
Department School of English
Study type Taught


This programme is aimed at graduate teachers and other English language teaching professionals with at least 2 years' English language teaching experience who wish to further their academic and professional development. This degree will provide a critical understanding of key issues and debates in many areas of applied linguistics and of how these relate to English language teaching and will provide: a body of knowledge that will enhance the ability to undertake language teaching at a range of levels in different cultural and institutional contexts; 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 skills to undertake effective practitioner research in a specific area of interest. We are one of the longest established providers of postgraduate studies in Applied Linguistics and TESOL in the UK. On this course you will join teachers from all over the world. You will also benefit from our active involvement in research in different areas of Applied Linguistics and TESOL.


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