University of St Andrews
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with English for Academic Purposes MSc
University of St Andrews

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

The TESOL MSc with a Specialism in English for Academic Purposes (Distance Learning) is designed to be useful to both experienced English language teachers as well as those considering a career in English language teaching. It is aimed at teachers with a particular interest in English for academic purposes.

You may choose to study for a PG Cert (60 credits), a PG Dip (120 credits) or the full MSc degree.

Highlights

  • The programme has two start dates (January and September), allowing for flexible part-time study while working. It also provides plenty of opportunities for you to interact with both on campus and other distance learning students.

  • Focus your studies in your particular area of interest, and gain a better theoretical and practical understanding of the challenges and opportunities related to English for academic purposes.

  • You will have the option of completing a two-week residential course in St Andrews to give you the opportunity to be part of the St Andrews community and work on a one-to-one basis with our staff.

  • Join experienced practitioners and scholars in the English language teaching community, with opportunities to be involved in ongoing professional development events and the annual English for Academic Purposes (EAP) conference.

  • You will integrate theory and practice – discuss theoretical concepts and frameworks via online forums and webinars, and apply these through practical assessments and group work.

Assessments will include: written assignments presentations the development of teaching plans observed teaching sessions.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

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A good 2.1 Honours degree in any discipline or significant professional or other relevant experience alongside evidence of prior alternative learning such as professional qualifications or certifications.

Costs

Tuition Fees Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with English for Academic Purposes MSc

England UK £9900
Northern Ireland £9900
Scotland £9900
Wales £9900
International £20370

Additional fee information

The fees shown are for 2021/2 entry. Fees for 2022/3 will be released later in the session.

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 St Andrews

The University of St Andrews is located in the historic county of Fife, Scotland. Teaching at this institution began in the year of 1410, making it one of the oldest universities not just in Scotland, but also in the English-speaking world. St Andrews has repeatedly been ranked among the top universities in the United Kingdom by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, ensuring prospective students that they can expect an experience that satisfies their desire to learn and excel.

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