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Department of Education, Programme Catalogue 2015/16

THED-AFM27: MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)


Mode of attendance: Full-time

Year 1

Follow this link for further information on the NFAAR NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations:
  • This programme has the following designated alternative programmes (DAPs):
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: not applicable
  • Taught credits: 60; Dissertation/Project credits: 30

Students who have completed either the Cambridge ESOL Delta or the Trinity College London Diploma in TESOL will not be required to take Language Awareness (ED50479) or Teaching and Assessing English as an International Language (ED50480).

Semester 1: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
ED50327 Second language acquisition 12 Credits
ED50479 Language awareness 12 Credits
Designated Essential Units Click here for further information:
ED50492 Research methods for second language education 1 6 Credits

Semester 2: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
ED50317 Language teaching methodology and curriculum 12 Credits
ED50480 Teaching and assessing English as an international language 12 Credits
Designated Essential Units Click here for further information:
ED50493 Research methods for second language education 2 6 Credits

Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units:
ED50484 Dissertation for the MA TESOL 30 Credits

* Programmes and units may be changed at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
* NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to regular review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
* Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.