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English Language Teaching Distance Learning - MA (Part-time)London Metropolitan University
English Language Teaching Distance Learning - MA (Part-time)
Why study this course?
The course offers a global approach to the field of English language teaching. With our diverse and multilingual cohort, we adopt a strongly intercultural approach which provides you with a challenging and valuable learning experience. The English Language Teaching MA is designed for teachers and language professionals as well as those with no teaching experience. The course ensures you develop new ways of thinking and talking about English language and English language teaching, and learning across different social and educational contexts.
The English Language Teaching MA is a distance learning course, one of the first in London, offering you flexibility to suit your commitments and requirements. Based on the latest trends and findings in the subject areas, you'll explore theoretical and practical aspects of English language learning and teaching.
The focus on intercultural issues will develop new ways of thinking and talking about language and language teaching across different linguistic, sociolinguistic and educational contexts. The applied nature of the course will enhance your confidence and employability.
The lecturers teaching on the course have long-term experiences in teaching in different contexts, including specialities in applied linguistics, TESOL, ELT, linguistics and English language teacher training. They are research active and have publications in the subject area. Academics teaching on this course are members of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL), and can keep you up to date with news, information, and conferences on English language training.
The module leaders offer support to each student via email, phone and WebLearn. Online discussion groups are used as a teaching and learning method as well as additional student support. There is a module workbook for each module especially written for the distance learners.
The modules draw strongly on recent developments and findings in ELT, offering a comprehensive course covering issues and concepts in English language teaching.
You will be required to have:
- A good degree in a relevant field (eg languages, linguistics, English, TESOL, TEFL, ELT, applied linguistics, education, English literature)
- All applicants (except native speakers of English) must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
Does this course require proof of English proficiency?
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- Issues in Language Learning: An Intercultural Approach
- Language Testing and Assessment
- Linguistics and Language Teaching: the Description of Language and its Pedagogic Applications
- Patterns in Global Sociolinguistics
- Research Methods
- Teaching Languages Dissertation
- Understanding the Language Classroom
Modules and module details are subject to change over time
- UK/EU students: £765 per 20 credits
- International students: £765 per 20 credits
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
Some of our students continue with us to study at doctoral level.
The MA offers opportunities for career advancement both in the UK and abroad. Most of the graduates can find employment after completion of the MA, some returning to more senior positions in their previous employment while others can move into new areas such as school management or language advisory work.
About this institute
London Metropolitan University
Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...
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