A student, holding a TESOL book, waits in the foyer of the Law and Psychology building which is home to the Language Centre.As one of the major business and cultural languages around the world, teaching English to speakers of other languages can open the door to an exciting future in  English language education.

Suitable for home, EU and international participants who have classroom experience of teaching English as a second or foreign language, our MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) engages you in the critical analysis of contemporary discussion and debate surrounding the teaching of English in a variety of global contexts.

You will develop a strong conceptual understanding of the fundamental theories and key principles of language education, as well as gaining a critical awareness of key national and international issues at the forefront of TESOL.


Course Name Qualification UCAS Code
TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) MA Apply Direct

You may also be interested in our Trinity Certificate in TESOL (CertTESOL), an intensive four-week face-to-face training course that enables you to gain a widely recognised teaching qualification. Further information is available at www.edgehill.ac.uk/certtesol.


Two students walk past the Law and Psychology building, which is also home to the Language Centre, at night.

The Language Centre is located on the ground floor of the new £6m Law and Psychology building. The three-storey building includes a 265-seat lecture theatre, seminar and tutorial rooms, and social learning areas which encourage a more informal and interactive style of learning.

The facilities include a dedicated language laboratory with 16 computer stations, a reading corner and work space. The language laboratory is used for teaching and also as a self-study facility, enabling you to participate in language learning activities in 15 different languages.

You can also access the EAP Toolkit, an online learning resource which provides practice opportunities in academic writing, reading, critical thinking, listening, note-taking, communication, vocabulary and grammar.

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Open Days and Virtual Events

A prospective student and his father receive advice from a member of staff during an open day.If you are considering studying at Edge Hill University, the best way to gain an insight into the student experience is to discover our stunning campus for yourself by attending an open day.

You can tour the campus, including the halls of residence, with a student guide. There will also be opportunities to attend presentations and view subject facilities.

Alternatively, our virtual open day pages offer the chance to discover everything that Edge Hill University has to offer and find out more about any subjects of interest, including TESOL, through a series of online activities.

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Chat Online with our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager

If you’re interested in postgraduate study at Edge Hill University, you can chat online with Rachael Buckley, our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager.

Rachael will be online every Wednesday between 10am and 2pm to answer any questions you might have about our postgraduate courses, entry criteria or how to apply.

You are also welcome to get in touch with us via live chat at any other time, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, when our Course Enquiries team will be happy to assist you.

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