English as a Second Language Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Edge Hill University 91% 5% 5% £7000 £13500 176 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 91% 5% 5% £10500 £25000 176 Manchester On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 91% 5% 5% £7650 £14280 176 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 91% 5% 5% £9500 £19000 176 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 91% 5% 5% £7100 £13500 176 Preston On campus Full-time
Aston University 91% 5% 5% £11500 £21250 176 Birmingham On campus Part-time
University of Essex 91% 5% 5% £8760 £18800 176 Colchester On campus Part-time
University of Southampton 91% 5% 5% £9250 £21000 176 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 91% 5% 5% £6750 £13750 176 Sunderland On campus Part-time
The University of York 91% 5% 5% £8440 £18700 176 York On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 91% 5% 5% £4515 £8190 176 London On campus Part-time
University of Huddersfield 91% 5% 5% £6900 £16000 176 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Teesside University 91% 5% 5% £5900 £13000 176 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 91% 5% 5% £6900 £16000 176 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 91% 5% 5% £7500 £14500 176 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 91% 5% 5% £10500 £19000 176 Leicester On campus Part-time
University of East Anglia 91% 5% 5% £7850 £16400 176 Norwich On campus Full-time
The University of York 91% 5% 5% £2236 £2325 £8875 £9450 176 York On campus Part-time
University of Strathclyde 91% 5% 5% - £16400 176 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 86% 0% 1% £9250 £15000 145 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Teesside University 57% 2% 5% £9250 £14000 119 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 95% 5% 3% £9000 £14300 110 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 95% 5% 3% £9000 £14300 110 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 95% 5% 3% £9000 £14300 110 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 95% 5% 3% £9000 £14300 110 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
York St John University 75% 5% 10% £9250 £12750 92 York On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 72% 0% 10% £9250 £14250 91 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of the West of Scotland 72% 0% 10% - £9250 91 Paisley On campus Full-time
Ulster University 72% 0% 10% - £14060 91 Coleraine On campus Full-time
York St John University 64% 5% 10% £9250 £12750 104 York On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 85% 5% 0% £6935 £9150 80 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 85% 5% 0% £9250 £12200 80 Lincoln On campus Full-time
York St John University 55% 1% 10% £9250 £12750 94 York On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 90% 5% 5% £9000 £14300 115 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 90% 5% 5% £9000 £14300 115 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 100% 0% 10% £9250 £21000 120 Southampton On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 100% 0% 10% £10500 £25000 120 Manchester On campus Full-time
Aston University 100% 0% 10% £11500 £21250 120 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 86% 0% 1% £9250 £15000 145 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 86% 0% 1% £9250 £15000 145 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Exeter - - - - - - Exeter On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London - - - £3010 £5460 - London On campus Part-time
University of St Andrews - - - £3000 £6160 - St Andrews On campus Part-time
University of St Andrews - - - £9900 £20370 - St Andrews On campus Full-time
University of Stirling - - - - - - Stirling On campus Full-time
University of St Andrews - - - £9900 £20370 - St Andrews On campus Full-time
University of Bath - - - - - - Bath On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Full-time
University of St Andrews - - - £9900 £20370 - St Andrews On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen - - - - - - Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of St Andrews - - - £9900 £20370 - St Andrews On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of St Andrews - - - £9900 £20370 - St Andrews On campus Full-time
University of Bristol - - - £5100 - - Bristol On campus Part-time
University of Dundee 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Leeds On campus Full-time
Teesside University 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Middlesbrough On campus Part-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 91% 5% 5% - - 176 London On campus Part-time
University of Leeds 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Coventry On campus Part-time
University of Hertfordshire 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Hatfield On campus Part-time
Sheffield Hallam University 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Northumbria University 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Cambridge On campus Part-time
University of Kent 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Newcastle On campus Part-time
University of Leeds 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Leeds On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 91% 5% 5% £1200 - 176 Cardiff On campus Part-time
Ulster University 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Coleraine On campus Part-time
University of Central Lancashire 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Preston On campus Part-time
The University of Nottingham 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Nottingham On campus Part-time
The University of Northampton 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Northampton On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 57% 2% 5% - - 119 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 57% 2% 6% - - 131 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 64% 0% 10% - - 122 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 65% 2% 15% - - 124 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 57% 5% 10% - - 119 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 57% 5% 10% - - 119 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 57% 2% 5% - - 119 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 73% 6% 8% - - 120 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 73% 6% 8% - - 120 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 57% 2% 6% - - 131 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 65% 2% 15% - - 124 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 64% 0% 10% - - 122 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 57% 5% 10% - - 119 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 65% 2% 15% - - 124 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 57% 2% 5% - - 119 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 57% 2% 5% - - 119 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of the West of Scotland 57% 2% 5% - - 119 Paisley On campus Full-time
Swansea University 100% 0% 5% - - 136 Swansea On campus Full-time
Swansea University 100% 0% 0% - - 136 Swansea On campus Full-time
Swansea University 90% 0% 9% - - 131 Swansea On campus Full-time
Swansea University 90% 0% 9% - - 131 Swansea On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 72% 0% 10% - - 91 Sheffield On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 72% 0% 10% - - 91 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 72% 0% 10% - - 91 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 85% 5% 0% £9250 - 80 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 68% 5% 5% £6000 - 116 Preston On campus Full-time
Swansea University 90% 5% 5% - - 117 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 68% 5% 15% £9250 - 116 Preston On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 100% 0% 10% - - 120 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 100% 0% 10% - - 120 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Swansea University 90% 5% 5% - - 115 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 68% 5% 5% £9250 - 116 Preston On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 100% 0% 10% - - 120 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 100% 0% 10% - - 120 Brighton On campus Full-time
York St John University 100% 0% 10% - - 120 York On campus Full-time
York St John University 100% 0% 10% - - 120 York On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 100% 0% 10% - - 120 Brighton On campus Part-time
York St John University 100% 0% 10% - - 120 York On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 100% 0% 10% - - 120 Brighton On campus Part-time
York St John University 100% 0% 10% - - 120 York On campus Part-time
University of Central Lancashire 68% 5% 9% £9250 - 114 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 68% 5% 5% £9250 - 116 Preston On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
86 /100
5031 students of English as a Second Language in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of English as a Second Language

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21000 £20900 £24919
25-75 percentile range £18000 - £24000 £15938 - £24988 £18929 - £30439

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19849 £20874 £25418
25-75 percentile range £18146 - £23212 £17236 - £24639 £19840 - £29860

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for English as a Second Language

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of English as a Second Language who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of English as a Second Language

  • British Council
  • Commercial Language Schools
  • Education and Development Organisations
  • Government Departments
  • Multinational Companies
  • Volunteer Organisations

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of English as a Second Language who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of English as a Second Language (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of English as a Second Language at Sheffield Hallam University

25% Elementary occupations
20% Teaching Professionals
15% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Protective service occupations
5% Sales occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of English as a Second Language in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for English as a Second Language

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for English as a Second Language studies:
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Education - MEd
  • Master of Education (Postgraduate) - MEd (PG)

The median salary of graduates of English as a Second Language was £21000 15 months after graduation, £20900 3 years after graduation and £24919 5 years after graduation.

MA TESOL with Korean at York St John University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 17 respondents.