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UK TESOL Courses

TESOL is a qualification for experienced English language teachers designed to encourage the development of professional knowledge

A TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) degree is a one-year taught master's full-time or two-year part-time degree. It is suitable for recent graduates with an honours degree in English or linguistics who are interested in becoming teachers of English as a foreign language.

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TESOL courses look in-depth at language alongside the process of learning and teaching. It incorporates the key elements of reading, writing, speaking and listening, as well as the theoretical and practical aspects of teaching. Specific areas of TESOL, such as grammar and vocabulary, are also focused on. The demand for TESOL-accredited teachers worldwide is high, meaning a qualification in the subject will help secure a position in any number of schools, colleges and language schools.

Careers in TESOL

A TESOL qualification can lead to employment anywhere with a demand for English. Foreign language teaching, particularly TESOL, is a vast global industry offering employment opportunities and fantastic travel experiences. An employer will value a TESOL graduate’s analytical skills and cross-cultural expertise in any profession.

Many TESOL graduates go into English-language teaching in their home country, and by studying TESOL in the UK and immersing yourself in its culture and language, your career prospects in the field will improve dramatically.

TESOL UK Entry Requirements

A bachelor's degree or equivalent is required to study TESOL at the postgraduate level, specifically in English. For international students wishing to study TESOL, an IELTS score of at least 6.0 across all four categories—reading, writing, speaking, and listening—with an overall score of 6.5 is generally required.

Where can I study TESOL in the UK?

To learn more about the best TESOL courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Education Training universities in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024 below:

  1. University College London
  2. University of Oxford
  3. University of Cambridge
  4. University of Edinburgh
  5. King's College London
  6. University of Bristol
  7. University of Manchester
  8. University of Nottingham
  9. University of Glasgow
  10. University of York

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