University of Central Lancashire
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with Applied Linguistics MA
University of Central Lancashire

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Key Course Facts

Course Description

TESOL with Applied Linguistics will enable you to develop the solid foundation of knowledge and the practical skills you need to teach English to non-native speakers of the language.

This postgraduate degree course will equip you with a thorough grounding in teaching methodology, classroom management, an in-depth knowledge of lexis, grammar and phonology, and the way in which language is learned. It will also help you to develop the analytical and reflective skills you need to continue to develop as a professional.

English is the world’s foremost language, and literally millions are learning it. Teaching English is a truly rewarding and fulfilling career, and one which will enable you to travel widely and come into contact with other cultures. There is an increasing demand for well-qualified TESOL professionals around the world.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.0
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 2.5
    • Others - Further English courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 5.5
    • Graduate Degrees Engineering, some science
    • 7.0
    • Graduate Degrees Journalism, Nursing
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • 5.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees Engineering, some science
    • 7.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees Journalism, Nursing
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A minimum of a lower second-class honours undergraduate degree (or equivalent) is usually required. Applicants should be able to demonstrate appropriate teaching experience in language education (typically at least 1-2 years), preferably in teaching English as a second language, and/or a recognised pre-service certificate (e.g. Cambridge CELTA/Trinity Cert. TESOL or equivalent). International students are required to prove an English level of 6.5 on IELTS (or equivalent), including a minimum of 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-scores.


Tuition Fees Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with Applied Linguistics MA

England UK £785
Northern Ireland £785
Scotland £785
Wales £785

Additional fee information

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Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) is a government funded university located in the proud city of Preston, in Lancashire, England. The university’s main campus can be found right in the heart of the city, only a few minutes away from an assortment of shopping centres, entertainments and nightlife for those interested.

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Where is this programme taught

Preston Campus
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