Applied Linguistics for TESOL MA

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About this course 2015/16

The TESOL programme is for teachers of English as a second or foreign language. The degree offers a broad introduction to many of the key concepts and theories which underpin language teaching.

You will develop your knowledge of language and language study, and examine theories which might lie behind teaching practices. Throughout the programme, you will be encouraged to reflect upon the relationship between theory and practice in your own professional context. The programme will also help you to become aware of the personal, social, and political consequences of your work as an English Language teacher.

Your Course in Brief

Learning is undertaken by a variety of means including lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials and independent study. You will engage in peer-teaching workshops and the course offers a supportive environment for student learning.

Our programme draws upon an extensive range of staff expertise and upon the professional experience which you can bring to your studies. It can also serve as an introduction to work at PhD level.

Students take two core modules, 'Issues and Trends in Classroom Language Teaching' and 'Investigating Second Language Acquistion.' A range of option modules are also offered, allowing studetns to style the programme according to their own practical interests. The dissertation consists of a larger piece of independent research of approximately 15,000 words.

About this course 2016/17

Course Update

We continuously work with students, employers and professional bodies to improve our courses.  This includes integrating our cutting edge research into your learning experience and creating opportunities for you to enhance your employability through our network of partners and extensive links with industry and public sector organisations.

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The TESOL programme is for teachers of English as a second or foreign language. The degree offers a broad introduction to many of the key concepts and theories which underpin language teaching.

You will develop your knowledge of language and language study, and examine theories which might lie behind teaching practices. Throughout the programme, you will be encouraged to reflect upon the relationship between theory and practice in your own professional context. The programme will also help you to become aware of the personal, social, and political consequences of your work as an English Language teacher.

Your Course in Brief

Learning is undertaken by a variety of means including lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials and independent study. You will engage in peer-teaching workshops and the course offers a supportive environment for student learning.

Our programme draws upon an extensive range of staff expertise and upon the professional experience which you can bring to your studies. It can also serve as an introduction to work at PhD level.

Students take two core modules, 'Issues and Trends in Classroom Language Teaching' and 'Investigating Second Language Acquistion.' A range of option modules are also offered, allowing studetns to style the programme according to their own practical interests. The dissertation consists of a larger piece of independent research of approximately 15,000 words.

Course info

Level of Study Postgraduate

Mode of Study 1 year full-time (September start)

Department Humanities

Location Lipman Building, Newcastle City Campus

City Newcastle

Start September 2015 or September 2016

Applied Linguistics for TESOL MA