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University of Bedfordshire United Kingdom, Luton
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Unlike almost all MAs in the UK in TEFL or TESOL, this MA has
assessed teaching practice. This means that successful candidates with
the relevant teaching experience enjoy TEFL Q status. [Q = qualified]
in British Council terms when they graduate with us. This gives
distinct career advantages, especially in recognised ELT centres.
The MA Applied Linguistics (TEFL) will provide you with the advanced
level practical classroom experience so valued by employers worldwide.
You will also develop strong research skills and a critical
understanding of relevant research. Opportunities exist to teach in
countries all over the world at universities, colleges or private
language schools. Alternatively, you can continue your studies with us
towards a PhD.
During this course you will:
- Benefit from the prolific and highly successful Centre for
Research in English Language Learning and Assessment (CRELLA) – led by
Professor Cyril Weir, a world-famous expert in language testing and
- Experience invaluable opportunities to gain relevant and practical
Areas of study you may cover on this course include:
- The language system and language teaching
- The methodology of language teaching
- Exploring research: concepts and methods
- Issues in TEFL (theory)
- Issues in TEFL (teaching practice)
CAREER MANAGEMENT SKILLS
At the end of the course, you will have completed a needs analysis and
career development plan. The course team will also give advice on job
opportunities, and continuing staff development.
CAREER/FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES
Our graduates are teaching in universities, colleges, and language
schools in many countries across the world. Other opportunities
include ELT materials development and publishing.
PhD study here in the areas of motivation, programme evaluation, or