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University of St Andrews: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with Specialism in Technology for Teaching

Institution University of St Andrews View institution profile
Department International Education Institute
Telephone +44 (0)1334 46 2255
Study type Taught


The TESOL with a Specialism in Technology for Teaching course gives students with an interest in this field the opportunity to integrate the theory and practice of teaching English to speakers of other languages, with a particular focus on technology for teaching.

The course is aimed at students who want to develop the pedagogical knowledge that underpins the application of technology in language classrooms. This is a transdisciplinary course drawing on sources from a variety of fields (including education, psychology, sociology, design, ludology, linguistics and philosophy).

As part of this course, you will develop technical skills in a range of applications, such as data-driven learning, task-based learning and game-based learning. You will also develop project management skills, using techniques from agile design and design thinking.

Careers Graduates with experience of technology for teaching are in demand in a wide variety of educational settings to enhance technology-led provision.

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The University of St Andrews

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  • Top for Student Experience in the UK (NSS 2022).
  • 92% of students in work or further study within 6 months of graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2018-19)


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