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What will I learn?

Course Overview

This new course covers the fundamentals of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at Master's level. Students will examine key issues in the field including teaching methods in English Language Teaching, teaching English to Young Learners and English for Specific Purposes, including English for Academic Purposes. Students can exit at Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma levels.

Assessment

Assessment will be in a variety of forms, from more traditional methods such as coursework and written assignment to oral presentations. Our library offers academic support for assessments and assignment writing via the library pages on the Student Room. The International Office also offer free of charge academic support for International Students.

Employability & Careers

Graduates from the MA Education TESOL course will be able to apply for teaching posts in a variety of contexts that teach English to speakers of other languages. These include private language schools, training departments in professional contexts and university based English language departments. Opportunities for further study for graduates from the programme are to progress on to PhD level study within the Cardiff School of Education or in other universities.

Which department am I in?

Cardiff School of Education & Social Policy

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£15,500.00 (US$ 17,696) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

26 September 2022, 16 January 2023

Venue

Cyncoed Campus

Cyncoed Road,

Cyncoed,

Cardiff,

CF23 6XD, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students with a Bachelor degree from a recognised institution in USA with minimum GPA 2.8 or above or students with a good GPA and relevant work experience over 1 year or students with a Bachelor degree from a recognised institution in the UK or Masters degree. Students need to have an 6.0 overall with no sub score lower than 5.5. Some courses may require a higher IELTS level.

For international students

Applicants should have a good honors degree or equivalent. Applicants whose first language is not English, such candidates must normally be able to demonstrate on entry English Language proficiency at or equivalent to an IELTS overall score of 6.0, with no less than 6.0 on the Writing paper. TOEFL IBT: Overall - 72; Reading - 18; Speaking - 20; Listening - 17; Writing - 17.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Cardiff Metropolitan University

Located in the Welsh capital city, Cardiff Metropolitan University offers a range of courses which focus on practical and professional learning.

  • Welsh University of the Year 2021
  • Awarded silver by the Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Student community from over 143 countries
  • Top 15 university for international student support

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