Moray House School of Education and Sport

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - TESOL (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)

Suitable for both experienced teachers and newcomers to the field, this Master's degree is designed for students who plan to teach English as a second, foreign or additional language in the UK or internationally, as well as students who plan to work or do research in the contexts of teacher education, management, course design, materials development, language analysis and/or assessment.

You will learn to design, implement and evaluate substantial research or development tasks, and adapt your planning and teaching approaches to changing contexts and circumstances. You will graduate with greater professional knowledge and enhanced confidence in your ability to teach the English language to any student. 

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Programme structure

TESOL Aims and outcomes
This programme can be studied full-time or part-time. To graduate with a Master's degree, you will need to study a number of compulsory and option courses and complete a dissertation.

Our students

TESOL Introduction
Our vibrant academic community is made up of top-class students with strong undergraduate degrees who come from many different parts of the world.

Career opportunities

With a strong foundation in teaching and research, our students are employed worldwide in all areas of the English language teaching profession.

Fees and funding

Find details of tuition fees and opportunities for scholarships and financial support for our TESOL programme.

Contact us

Questions about your application or how to apply? Contact the Postgraduate Admissions team or the Programme Director who look forward to hearing from you.

Potential new MSc TESOL specialist pathway in Intercultural Communication

We are looking at developing an on-campus Masters programme pathway in TESOL (Intercultural Communication). The pathway would be aimed at pre-service and in-service English language teachers who are keen to pursue a career in TESOL and Intercultural Communication. The pathway would be suitable for those with an academic background in languages. No language teaching experience would be required.

If you are interested in this programme pathway, we would be grateful if you could complete our survey. Your feedback will help shape the content and structure of this new programme pathway and there is an opportunity to leave your contact details so we can keep you up to date on any developments.

Provide your feedback: MSc TESOL (Intercultural Communications) 

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