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Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), MA

University of Birmingham, the United Kingdom

University of Birmingham

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
MAFull-time1 yearSeptemberGBP 7290 per yearGBP 16380 per year
MAPart-time3 - 4 yearsSeptemberGBP 2430 per yearGBP 5220 per year
Postgraduate CertificateFull-time1 yearSeptemberGBP 4680 per yearGBP 10920 per year
Postgraduate CertificateFull-time1 yearSeptemberGBP 2430 per yearfind out
Postgraduate DiplomaFull-time1 yearSeptemberGBP 4860 per yearGBP 10920 per year
Postgraduate DiplomaPart-time2 yearsSeptemberGBP 2430 per yearfind out

About Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), MA - at University of Birmingham

This Teaching English as a Foreign Language programme (TEFL, also known as TESOL in some countries) based in the School of Education, offers a unique opportunity to study for a qualification which links teaching English to wider issues of school-based education.

The modules will provide you with a strong grounding in theoretical literature as well as appropriate classroom methodology, course design and an introduction to the key research tools. The programme is designed to be practical and you will have opportunities to create bespoke teaching and learning materials as well as visit British schools to observe classroom teaching. The TEFL programme is aimed at individuals with knowledge and understanding of current debates relevant to the teaching and learning of English as a Foreign Language. The aim is to support you in becoming a reflective TEFL practitioner, a competent educational researcher and an active member of the international academic and professional TEFL community.

Entry requirements

Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.

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