MA Applied Linguistics & Tesol Distance Learning



30 months


23 September 2019


Distance Learning


Quarterly Fee: £1,490**
Full Fee: £8,935
(+VAT, if applicable)

The MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL programme allows you to expand your knowledge of current theoretical and practical aspects of language teaching. You have the opportunity to exchange ideas with other experienced language teaching professionals from many different contexts.

A masters degree programme aiming to provide a critical understanding of key issues in applied linguistics and how these relate to English Language Teaching. Students will develop the ability to reflect, analyse and critically evaluate language teaching and learning concepts and understand the assumptions underlying different classroom practices

The knowledge you gain will enhance your ability to undertake language teaching at a range of levels in different cultural and institutional contexts, and even enable you to undertake effective practitioner research in your specific area of interest

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Applicants should normally be teachers or working in the English Language Teaching (ELT) field, with at least a second class Honours degree or its equivalent from a non-UK university (GPA 3.0 or above) plus two years’ full-time English language teaching experience.

Those who are not native speakers of English need to have a proficiency level equivalent to GCSE Grade C, IELTS 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in each element) or TOEFL 575 paper/IBT 90 (including a minimum of 4.0 in the TWE); Cambridge Proficiency Grade C or above.

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Career Path

The MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOLprogramme is a powerful vehicle for both personal and professional development.

Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates go on to gain promotion in their existing jobs and move on to more senior or challenging posts.


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Fees are paid directly to the University of Leicester.

** Please contact your consultant for the updated instalment plan