You will study three core modules and three optional modules, and complete a dissertation. Unless indicated otherwise the modules listed for this programme are for students starting in 2024.
Second Language Teaching Methodology
This module will give you a strong grounding in classroom methodology and course design. You will create your own teaching and learning materials.
Second Language Learning
The Second Language Learning module will introduce you to research in language learning and teaching. You will learn about theory and evidence in second language learning.
Researching Methods in Education
This module will introduce you to practitioner research, with seminars focussing on TESOL research.
Optional Modules (Subject to availability)
Choose 60 credits from the list of options (one from semester one and two from semester two)
- Education as an International Issue
- Education for Social Justice
- Understanding School Improvement
- Cross-cultural Issues in SEND
- Special Educational Needs of Pupils with Autism
- Citizenship, Human Rights and the Environment
- Language, Discourse and Society
- Disability and Inclusive Development
- Education, Policy and Improving Schools
- Education Futures
Dissertation (MSc only)
You will investigate a TESOL topic of your choice. With the help of your supervisor, you will design your own research project, and write a dissertation.
Please note: The modules listed on the website for this programme are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date and informed by the latest research and teaching methods. On rare occasions, we may need to make unexpected changes to compulsory modules; in this event we will contact offer holders as soon as possible to inform or consult them as appropriate.