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MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Tel Aviv University International
10 months
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Tel Aviv
English
15 August 2021
Application deadline: Rolling
MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Program description

MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Enroll in the International M.A. in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) program and we’ll prepare you for a variety of career opportunities in the English teaching profession. 

Spanning three semesters, you’ll be taught by top-notch experts in the field to prepare you for global career opportunities in the field of English language learning and instruction. Our interdisciplinary curriculum provides opportunities for professional growth in teaching, research, program development and administration. This innovative program combines advanced academic study with practical teaching experience. Gain expertise in the latest trends in the field while receiving individualized guidance and hands-on experience in the classroom.

Program Highlights

  • You don’t have to be a fully-fledged teacher - this International M.A. is also open to students with no background in English language teaching.

  • Your internship includes opportunities for hands-on teaching in the Israeli educational system, including higher education and refugee programs. 

  • Enjoy cultural evening activities and overnight excursions around the country, in addition to the coursework. Study in Israel, a country renowned for its leadership and innovative approaches to disaster management.

  • An optional 1-year thesis track is available. 

Admission requirements

Bachelor's degree in any field with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or 80 on a 100 scale

English Language Requirements:

All applicants applying to TAU International English-medium programs who are from non-English speaking countries or are non-native speakers of English must provide proof of English proficiency. Applicants can do so in one of the following ways:

  • By submitting an official and original test scores for IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge exams. The English proficiency tests scores must show that the applicant is at the B2 level on the CEFR:
    • IELTS Academic: 6.5, all test components need to be in the B2 range
      • We don't accept IELTS General Training
    • TOEFL (paper): 550 */ TOELF iBT (internet): 79**, all test components need to be in the B2 range
      • We don't accept TOEFL ITP
    • Cambridge B2 First / C1 Advanced/ C2 Proficiency - Passing grade (A, B or C).

By submitting an official and original letter written by an English language expert from a recognized academic institution testifying that the applicant is at the B2 level or higher on the CEFR.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Program delivery

In case of restrictions connected to the COVID-19 situation, please note that this program has put in place an alternative of long-distance learning. If physical presence is not possible, you will be able to participate in your courses remotely and once permitted, resume them in person without this affecting your ability to complete the program.

During the fall semester, the program will be operating under a hybrid model offering in-person/online classes. If physical presence is not possible, you will be able to participate in your courses remotely and complete your program within the scheduled timeframe.

Tuition fees

Application Fee (Non-Refundable): $150

Annual Tuition: $15,250 + $1,450 intensive Hebrew program (Compulsory for beginners)

Career opportunities

Our TESOL graduates have gone on to a variety of language teaching positions - in private and public educational contexts, in schools and universities – whether in Israel, their home countries, or around the globe. Some have even opened their own programs - such as an English-speaking nursery school in Israel – while others are working as English language coaches in the business sector, in educational publishing, and in language testing and consulting. Others have continued on to PhD programs in prestigious universities around the world. 

*Please note that you will need teaching certification to teach in public schools. Requirements vary (for example, in the USA, requirements may vary from state to state). In Israel, a graduate of the TESOL program is expected to obtain a teaching certification through the Ministry of Education; some of the course requirements will be fulfilled by the TESOL program.

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Tel Aviv University International

Tel Aviv University (TAU) - Israel's largest and most comprehensive institution of higher learning, is home to over 30,000 students studying in nine faculties and over 125 schools and departments across the spectrum of sciences, humanities and the arts. Tel...


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Tel Aviv University International

P.O. Box 39040
6997801 Tel Aviv
Israel

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international.tau.ac.il

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