• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The Teaching English as a Foreign Language program from Ajman University  provides the local society and the various educational institutions with qualified English language teachers and to promote relations with other English departments and language centers in the UAE and the region to exchange ideas, information, experience and research findings.


The goal of the TEFL Program is to provide the society and the field of Education with graduates who have the ability to:

  • Teach in a multi-national society and embrace cultural diversity
  • Use English as a foreign language in diverse contexts
  • Promote a culture of learning among students at schools
  • Implement interactive teaching methodologies in the classroom
  • Use technology as an aid to language teaching and learning
  • Apply decision-making skills to various teaching situations
  • Interact with students, parents, colleagues and school principal and administrators
  • Identify and solve problems in the workplace
  • Demonstrate a life-long learning attitude

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    129 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Islamic Culture
  • Communication Skills in Arabic Language
  • Statistics
  • IT Fundamentals
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Study Skills

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

To be admitted to the TEFL Program, each applicant should have a certified UAE secondary school certificate, or its equivalent, with a minimum average grade of 60 percent. In addition, the applicant should hold an English proficiency certificate with a minimum score of 500 for TOEFL or 5.0 for IELTS. Admission is also dependent upon the successful outcome of an interview during which the applicant’s academic, physical and personal capabilities for joining the teaching profession are assessed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    258 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 258 EUR per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    258 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 258 EUR per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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AED 1045 per credit hour

Living costs for Sharjah

  • 3400 - 5200 AED/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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