MSc TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

University of Stirling, Scotland

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About Programme

Gain a TESOL Masters from the University of Stirling, ranked 1st in Scotland for Education.

  • Type: On campus
  • Start: September
  • Language: English


  • Duration: 12 months
  • Fee national: $7,979
  • Fee international: $18,788


  • Duration: 24 months

A Masters in TESOL at the University of Stirling offers a thorough understanding of the principles and practice of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at a level appropriate to graduates who already have a sound academic training. The course is taught by experienced TESOL Education staff within the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Registering students will have the opportunity to specialise in the following areas which will be confirmed on your award certificate at the point of graduation:

  • MSc TESOL (Applied Linguistics)
  • MSc TESOL (Computer Assisted Language Learning)

The TESOL Masters at the University of Stirling provides an advanced training and professional qualification for people presently engaged in any area of the teaching of English as a foreign or second language. It also offers professional development to people new to TESOL who are seeking a career change. On completion, you should possess the knowledge and practical classroom skills to be a confident, critically reflective and enterprising teacher


On completion of the MSc in TESOL, overseas graduates will be well prepared to sit all three modules of the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations TKT. Recent graduates have taken up posts overseas or in the field of ESOL in the UK. For more experienced teachers, the qualification has provided access to positions with the British Council or in the tertiary sector.

Entry requirements

Normally, a minimum of a second class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. IELTS: 6.5 with at least 6.0 in speaking and listening and 6.5 in reading and writing (or a similar test).

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