Postgraduate Courses

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

The Master of Education (TESOL) is a higher degree for both professional educators and for those who are interested in pursuing a research program. It is designed for those with teacher qualifications and experience, particularly in the ESL/ EFL field.

The Master of Education introduces participants to contemporary trends and issues in research, theory and practice. It provides students with an in-depth understanding of areas such as second language development, discourse analysis, pedagogical grammars, research methods, language assessment, English for specific purposes, and computer assisted language learning.

The MEd (TESOL) program comprises 48 credit points of study, chosen as follows:

Subject Code

Subject Name

Session

Credit Points

Core Subjects

EDGZ921

Introduction to Research and Inquiry

Autumn/Spring/Summer

6

EDGT984

Theories of Second Language Learning

Autumn/Spring/EDU Intake Nov

6

* Elective Subjects - select at least 18 credit points from the following:

EDGT917

English Language: Learners Problems

Autumn/Spring/EDU Intake Nov

6

EDGT931

Teaching Speaking and Listening

Autumn/Spring/EDU Intake Nov

6

EDGT932

Second Language Literacy

Autumn/Spring/EDU Intake Nov

6

EDGT934

Teaching Pronunciation and Prosody

Autumn/Spring/EDU Intake Nov

6

EDGT935

Teaching English in International Contexts
(Distance students only)

Autumn/Spring/EDU Intake Nov

6

EDGT936

Management, Policy and Curriculum in TESOL
(Distance students only)

Autumn/EDU Intake Nov

6

EDGT940

Materials and Technology in Second Language Teaching

Autumn/Spring/EDU Intake Nov

6

EDGT976

Text and Context

Autumn/EDU Intake Nov

6

EDGT983

Assessing and Evaluating in TESOL Environments

Autumn/Spring/EDU Intake Nov

6

EDGT985

English in Specific Contexts

Spring/EDU Intake Nov

6

EDGT990

Engaging Diversity: Exploring Contexts of EAL Education

Spring

6

Plus 18 credit points from the list above, or from any other Master of Education specialisation (to total 48 credit points for the whole degree).

* Please Note: Elective subjects may be cancelled if minimum enrolment numbers are not met.
 

Other Information

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Last reviewed: 5 December, 2013