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MA TESOL, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, with Applied Linguistics


The MA in TESOL with Applied Linguistics at UCLan Cyprus is designed for language teaching practitioners who would like to deepen their understanding of language teaching methodologies and applied linguistics through graduate study.

Studying at the Postgraduate level allows teachers to enrich their knowledge with the latest developments in language acquisition and learning, testing and teaching materials design theories and approaches.

With an ever-increasing emphasis on English language skills in today’s economy, teachers at a variety of institutional contexts are asked to be accountable for their students’ attainment in language skills. Choosing our MA in TESOL with Applied Linguistics program can allow teachers to respond to these challenges as confident teaching professionals.

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* Course under review for delivery in 2020/2021. Register your interest at the Admissions Department at or +357 24 69 40 05.


• Language Analysis
• Methodology in TESOL
• Second Language Acquisition
• Dissertation

• Curriculum Design
• Course and Materials Design
• Student-Initiated Module (SIM) in TESOL/ Applied Linguistics
• Language in Interaction
• Corpus-Informed Language Teaching
• Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
• Teaching English for Academic and Specific Purposes
• Testing & Assessment
• Teaching Business English
• The Analysis of Language & Practice for the TESOL classroom
• World Englishes
• TESOL Work Placement
• Teaching Language through Literature
• Teaching English to Young Learners
• Teaching Practicum


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Career Options

Graduates will be eligible for employment as teaching professionals at private and state institutions, both in Cyprus and abroad, teaching English to non-native speakers of the language. With an ever-increasing emphasis on English language skills in today’s world for internationalisation of business and economy, this programme opens opportunities for a rewarding and fulfilling career and one which will enable graduates to travel widely and come into contact with other cultures. The programme also has the potential for a positive economic and developmental effect though the recruitment of high level faculty, and via the encouragement of research activities. In order to achieve this, the University will strive to develop close collaborative relationships with local and international universities and research centres.

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