Select your programme and preferred start date to begin your application.
Individual programme fees are linked above. For detailed information on fee status, policies, payment and funding opportunities see:
Part-time intermittent study is available for this programme: you can pay on a course-by-course basis rather than pay for a complete programme at the outset. If you were to pay at 2012/13 rates, the fees would be as follows: MSc: UK/EU students £5,750; international students £13,050 PgDip: UK/EU students £3,835; international students £8,700 PgCert: UK/EU students £1,920; international students £4,350 As fees change each year, the length of time you take to complete your programme will affect the total cost.
This programme provides the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge and enhance existing pedagogical expertise. Highly flexible, and suitable for recent graduates and professionals alike, we offer a range of study options that can be tailored to your career aims.
The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent in a relevant discipline. Alternatively, you may be considered on the basis of employment or relevant educational experience.
All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements. Detailed advice for international students is available here:
You will explore the theory and methods of language teaching, gain research skills, and focus on your choice of optional subjects, ranging from language testing and TESOL course design to media analysis and online language learning.
A key strength of the programme is our world-class staff offering support in three separate language areas – English, modern foreign languages and TESOL.
For the MSc you will complete six compulsory courses and two optional courses, plus a dissertation. The PgDip and PgCert comprise similar combinations of compulsory and optional courses.
Optional courses may include:
Courses from other taught programmes across the School may also be selected, subject to approval.
Completion of the masters degree may take you into advanced research studies and an academic career path. The assessed and non-assessed CPD option will prove invaluable if you are looking to expand your current teaching role.
Whichever qualification you choose, you will enhance your language abilities in both research and teaching practice. The transferable skills you gain in areas such as communication and project management will be an asset in any role you may undertake in the future.
Please see Scholarships and Student Funding Services for information about funding opportunities:
This article was published on Apr 25, 2013