Coventry University

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Teaching English for Academic Purposes

Coventry University

Faculty:Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Field of Study:Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Lang./ESL Lang. Instructor
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $11,280

Cost is in GBP (£).


This programme provides professional development for English language teachers and focuses on the theory and practice of teaching English for Academic Purposes. The course also draws on innovative research carried out by members of the School of Humanities, which includes work on genre, corpus linguistics, and lexicography.

A distinctive feature of the programme is that you will have opportunities to observe English Language classes in higher education and undertake microteaching practice. You will also develop digital expertise with state-of-the-art e-learning tools and focus on specific English for Academic Purposes issues relating to your own educational contexts.


Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. A or B] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate of Proficiency in English [min. C]
Application Notes : Applicants who are not native speakers of English need to have a proficiency level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6 in writing); or Cambridge Proficiency Grade C or above; Certificate of Advanced English Grade A or B or CEFR B2/C1. Applicants who do not hold a degree relevant to this programme may also apply.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants should hold a good honours degree (2:2 or above).

    * 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 February 22, 2016