Distance Learning TESOL/TEFL Courses

The following universities are offering Distance Learning TESOL/TEFL/TESP/TEYL by distance learning:

The University of Sunderland
- Highly regarded as one the best 'new' universities in the UK for the overall quality, quantity and range of research.
- It offers the MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) by distance learning.
- Course Duration is 18 Months.
- Applicants should hold a first degree or equivalent and should have excellent English language skills.

Aston University (UK)
- The university offers a number of MSC programmes in English teaching:
   - MSc in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
   - MSc in Teaching English for Specific Purposes (TESP)
   - MSc in Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL)
   - MSc in Educational Management in TESOL (EMT)
- Duration of programme: 2 - 5 years (part-time, distance learning)
- Applicants should normally have a first degree or a degree-equivalent professional qualification and two years teaching experience.
- All assessment is by written assignment.

University of Portsmouth (UK)
- The School of Languages and Area Studies offers the MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL by distance learning.
- The programme is supported online, enabling you to exchange information with other students in your group and your tutor.
- Students will study a combination of core and optional units.

University of Birmingham (UK)
- The Open Distance Learning Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language (MA TEFL / TESL) is run by the Centre for English Language Studies (CELS).
- It can be completed in part-time, self-study mode over a period of 30 months.

University of Leicester (UK)
- It offers the MA TESOL and Applied Linguistics (2.5 years by distance learning).
- The Distance Learning course uses both e-learning and some paper-based materials.
- Assessment is through essays and some tests and project work.

The University of Manchester (UK)
- The MA TESOL course can be studied in 12 months FT, 27 Months PT and 3 Years Distance Learning.
- The course is designed for experienced teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and this includes teachers of EFL, ESL, EAL, ESP.
- Applicants should hold a Bachelor level degree and a teaching qualification plus 3 years relevant teaching experience.

Lancaster University (UK)
- It offers the MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) by distance.
- This MA course is for experienced TESOL professionals such as teachers, teacher trainers, language school directors, lecturers, etc.
- The program is entirely web-based.

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