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.
This course 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. 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 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.Minor languages available:
French, Spanish, Modern Standard Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, German, Italian and Japanese. Visit the 'Course in depth' tab for more information on our minor languages and levels available.
Officially accredited/recognized by the Privy Council, Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
If they receive your application after the 15 January deadline and up until 30 June, they will still consider it if there are places available on the course, but some of the most popular courses may already be full.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
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.Schedule IELTS
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If the minor subject to be studied is French, Spanish, German or Italian and has been studied at A Level a Grade B or above will be required
Grade C or above in an English or modern languages subject at GCE A Level is preferred. Humanities and Social Science subjects such as History, Politics, Sociology and Psychology will also be consideredSPECIFIC GCSE REQUIREMENTS
GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (eg. Functional Skills) may be consideredNON TARIFFED QUALIFICATIONS
Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 106 UCAS Tariff PointsINTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE POINTS
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.