• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
This (Hons) Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with a minor route language degree from Manchester Metropolitan University will help you improve your own fluency and accuracy in other languages; it will prepare you if you take a year abroad to study a foreign language and wish to work as an assistant in a school or university. 
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Overview

Proficiency in modern languages can give you the competitive edge in the global jobs market.

In both the private and public sectors, there is demand for professionals with strong language skills who can work in culturally diverse environments. TESOL is a practical branch of applied linguistics and it will help you understand language learning and teaching approaches, as well as the English language itself. You will develop a new understanding of different types of communication and other cultures.

In the (Hons) Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with a minor route language degree from Manchester Metropolitan University, you will gain experience of how to help learners of all abilities to become fluent English speakers and you will be taught by highly qualified and experienced practitioners who have taught across the world. 

All of these skills will give you a head start if you decide to take a further qualification such as CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) or Trinity Certificate TESOL. It will prepare you if you take a year abroad to study a foreign language and wish to work as an assistant in a school or university.

Career

Graduates can develop a career in teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL).

Opportunities exist throughout the world and many EFL teachers go on to manage schools or to open their own school.

The course can also lead to a range of other opportunities such as teacher training or EFL publishing, roles in business, management, and public and social services.

A language-focused degree allows you to learn many transferable skills that can be used in a multitude of jobs. Teaching, translation and interpreting are a popular pathway, but languages graduates are also sought after in many different industries, with recent graduates being offered positions in a variety of different sectors both in the UK and abroad. 

Accreditation

The department’s Language Centre provides a wide range of development courses and is accredited by the British Council.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Becoming Multilingual in the Digital Age
  • Language in Society
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • UCAS tariff points/grades required: 104-112
  • If the language chosen is French or Spanish and has been studied at A Level (or acceptable equivalent) a Grade B (or equivalent) will be required
  • Grade C or above in an English or modern languages subject at A Level is preferred. Humanities and Social Science subjects such as History, Politics, Sociology and Psychology will also be considered.
  • Specific GCSE requirements: GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (eg Functional Skills) may be considered.
  • Non Tariffed Qualifications: Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 106 UCAS Tariff Points.
  • International Baccalaureate points: 26

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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