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TESOL (Two Terms)

Explore the theory and practice of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL), with this flexible and career-focused postgraduate course

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Key Facts

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Degree

MEd (Hons) TESOL (Two Terms)

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Degree Duration

15 months :

3 months pathway + 1 year degree

18 months :

6 months pathway + 1 year degree

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Pathways Available

Pre-Master's

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Start Dates

January 2023 | September 2023

Degree Overview

If you have an enthusiasm for teaching English as a second language, this TESOL course will support you in developing the knowledge and understanding, skills, attributes, and values necessary to enhance your professional practice in an education role, whether you are new to teaching or an experienced teacher.

We have a range of expertise and experience available to you, including innovative teaching approaches, leadership, research, inclusion, and international education.

You will have opportunities to develop your professional knowledge of English language teaching within a global context, with particular emphasis on the links between language theory, practice, and research. You will also gain the skills and confidence to teach English as a second language through observations, lesson planning, and micro-teaching.

A key part of this course is your dissertation, where you will build up your research skills in order to apply them to a TESOL-related issue. You will explore and examine these educational issues to develop new ways of thinking and understanding, to inform your future career.

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Important
  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

This course will provide you with an internationally recognised Master’s degree to teach English to speakers of other languages, however, it will not provide you with a teaching qualification.

This course will enhance your career and educational prospects across a variety of professions including:English language teacher, teacher educator, government policy departments, continuation to a PhD or Professional Doctorate in Education and leadership roles in TESOL.

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian's Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful research, an excellent student experience and a community campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.