Moray House School of Education and Sport

Our students

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

In the most recent cohort, students came from China, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, UK and Vietnam. As a result, our TESOL student community is diverse and vibrant, ensuring all students have a full and varied learning experience.

Sehriban Al Issa, MSc TESOL 2022

'Seize the opportunity to pursue your MSc TESOL at the University of Edinburgh, and you can be confident that you will be supported, challenged, and inspired throughout your educational experience.'

George Elletson, MSc TESOL 2022

'It develops you as a teacher and allows you to encounter the latest research on teaching the English language. Moreover, there are so many students from all over the world, allowing you to build great friendships.'

Chong Wang, MSc TESOL 2022

'This course taught me how to think independently, form my own unique perspective, challenge authority inherent knowledge and information, build critical thinking, and develop self-learning skills.'

Makiko Nukaga, MSc TESOL

"Don’t be scared, be prepared, and just jump into your new adventure!"

Astika Nurwidyawati, MSc TESOL 2019

Astika Nurwidyawati
'I chose this University because of its good reputation and it offered me the courses I need for my career. I also considered the city itself and found Edinburgh to be the most suitable place to live as it is so peaceful and beautiful.'

Kirstyn Kedaitis, MSc TESOL 2018

Kirstyn Kedaitis
'The programme as a whole exceeded my expectations, and I feel like a better teacher because of it.'

Yoko Fujimoto, MSc TESOL

"This study will help me with lesson planning, teaching, lesson goal setting with theoretical knowledge to support my decisions for language education."

University Societies and the City

Our students also benefit from opportunities to meet new people through the University’s clubs and societies and enjoy experiencing Edinburgh as a city, regularly voted one of the best places to live in the world.

Edinburgh University Students' Association

City of Edinburgh

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