Aston University runs the following MSC programmes in English teaching:
A good UK Honours Degree (minimum of an upper second class) in English Language, Linguistics or a related discipline or an overseas degree recognised by Aston university. All applicants must normally have two years teaching experience. Participants whose first language is not English must also have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with a minimum of 7 in writing and a minimum of 6 in speaking, listening and reading.
Accreditation of prior learning:
If you have done work at an equivalent level to masters work (for example a DELTA or the IH Diploma in Educational Management) you may be eligible for upto 60 credits of accreditation of prior learning (APL) towards the MSc. This does not necessarily correspond to any module in particular, it just means that you would fewer modules. You would normally still have to do the core modules for your chosen programme. The APEL credits would also give you a fees discount calculated pro-rata by the Finance department prior to enrolment. All APL requests must be made prior to enrolment.
Duration of programme: the normal duration of part-time PG taught programmes is 3 years although up to 5 years may be possible in some circumstances and with payment of a continuation fee. Start date: October each year Distance learning available: Available Intake: Approximately 50 per year
Fees for 2015/16: UK/EU: £8,000Overseas: £8,000(Fee quoted is cost of full course payable split over 3 years 40%, 30%, 30% then continuation fee)
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The course offers you a flexible and situated learning experience which is both academically rigorous and professionally rewarding. Once completed, you should have a firm grasp of key issues in the field of TESOL and be thoroughly acquainted with the literature. You will be able to make informed decisions on any aspect of TESOL and to support these with reasoned argument.
Sample module options: The following module descriptions are indications only - the modules on offer and the content of the modules is subject to change.
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