MSc Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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Awards available MSc
Programme length One year full-time;
two or three years part-time
Location of programme Clifton campus
Part-time study available Yes
Start date September 2018

Programme overview

This flexible programme has been developed for teachers and other TESOL professionals, such as educational administrators, inspectors, materials or curriculum developers, assessment specialists and policy makers, as well as those planning to undertake doctoral study in TESOL or applied linguistics.

The programme particularly values the professional experience that participants bring to the course. It provides a learning context in which you can reflect on your professional practice, the policies and diverse contextual factors that frame it, the theoretical frameworks that inform it, and the research that exists or could be conducted to substantiate or refute intuitive judgments.

Fees for 2018/19

UK/EU: full-time
£8,000 per annum
UK/EU: part-time (two years)
£4,000 per annum
Overseas: full-time
£16,400 per annum
Channel Islands/Isle of Man: full-time
£8,000 per annum

Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year. Find out more about tuition fees.

Alumni scholarship

University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a ten per cent reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni scholarship.

Funding for 2018/19

Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Programme structure

Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our MSc in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

Entry requirements

A UK undergraduate honours degree (or international equivalent) and a minimum of one year's classroom teaching or other relevant experience (eg as an education director or curriculum developer, or a combination of teaching and research experience).

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:

For applicants whose first language is not English we require proof of English proficiency of IELTS 7 overall, with all sub-tests of 6 or above or equivalent. Further details of our requirements can be found at http://www.bris.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/language-requirements/.

Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

Admissions statement

Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.

Admissions statement

Careers

We offer academic and personal development opportunities to equip you for the intellectual, social and personal challenges you will encounter during your career. Our overarching goal is to enable our education graduates to display the following characteristics:

  • equipped to demonstrate impact, excellence and distinctiveness in their chosen field
  • visionary, imaginative, innovative, reflective and creative
  • high ideals and values, including a strong sense of social justice
  • highly employable throughout the world
  • adaptable, with the potential to be a leader in work and in the community

Read more about the careers of some of our education graduates.

How to apply
Application deadline:

We welcome applications at any time of year. Early application is advised as places may fill quickly.

International students

Find out more about becoming a student at Bristol, applying for a visa and the support we offer to international students.

I chose Bristol because of its outstanding academic reputation. It's reassuring to be taught by people who truly love their subject - their passion becomes contagious.

Joyce

REF 2014 results

  • 44% of research is world-leading (4 star)
  • 36% of research is internationally excellent (3 star)
  • 19% of research is recognised internationally (2 star)
  • 1% of research is recognised nationally (1 star)

Results are from the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality, conducted by HEFCE. More about REF 2014 results.

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