University of Sussex - Graduate Studies

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English Language Teaching PGDip

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Program Information

School:University of Sussex - Graduate Studies
Degree:Post-diploma
Field of Study:English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Lang./ESL Lang. Instructor
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language, Other
Description:This course is for you if you’re an experienced language-teaching professional or have a language- and linguistics-based degree but little or no teaching experience.

The Sussex Centre for Language Studies is concerned with all aspects of language teaching and learning, including teacher education and language classroom research. This course focuses on the practical application of theory and research to boost your career prospects in English Language Teaching (ELT) and related fields of work. Our options, seminars and teaching practice are tailored to reflect your previous experience and interests.

You’ll focus on the theoretical and practical issues that impact on the teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and English as a Second Language (TESL/TESOL).

You’ll develop your knowledge and critical understanding of current theories and research in language acquisition. And you’ll gain confidence in relating these to the practice of English language pedagogy.
URL:English Language Teaching PGDip at University of Sussex - Graduate Studies
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $20,403

The cost is an estimate for 2020, converted from British Pounds.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Your qualification should be in linguistics, English language or modern languages and include a significant linguistic component. Alternatively you should have a degree (or equivalent) in any subject, and substantial work experience (two years’ full-time or equivalent) in a language-related profession (for example language teacher, language support assistant or translator). You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing. Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]

    Check your IELTS qualification meets all of our language requirements.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 23, 2020