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BA (Hons)

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages with Modern Language

3 Years
September 2022
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Campus Taught
Foundation Entry

Whether you’re a beginner or have an A Level in your chosen language, you’ll find the combination of a foreign language and teaching English interesting and challenging.

You’ll get to develop fluency in your chosen language and gain an in-depth understanding of the wider social, cultural and political context of the regions where that language is spoken.

We have fantastic links with national and international employers. Throughout the course you’ll get lots of opportunities to gain valuable work experience and travel abroad to immerse yourself in the language and culture. Throughout we’ll help you to develop your confidence, cultural awareness, analytical abilities and people skills.

You’ll get plenty of opportunities to gain classroom teaching experience. And have the option of gaining an internationally recognised professional qualification alongside your degree.

Why study with us

  • Opportunities to spend time overseas on a work or study placement or as an English language assistant.
  • You’ll have access to our state-of-the-art learning centre, with interactive video, satellite television, computers and self-study audio and video materials.
  • Our Asian Studies courses are ranked 2nd in the North West and in the UK top 10 for teaching quality – National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.

Lynn Everson gives her advice to language students

What you'll do

  • This course will enable you to complement your skills and knowledge in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with modules on approaches to language teaching, analysis of the English language, and career development.
  • Includes core language modules to improve your core skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening in your chosen language.
  • You’ll have the chance to spend a year abroad in the country of your chosen language. This is usually spent at a partner institution, on a work placement or working as a teaching assistant.

Module Overview

Course Delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Come and discover why our campus is the perfect place for you. You can ask current students about their experiences and immerse yourself in campus and accommodation tours.

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  • This course is accredited by Trinity College London and enables you to gain the internationally recognised Trinity Cert TESOL certificate, which qualifies you to teach English to speakers of other languages, opening up exciting career opportunities all over the world.

Future careers

This course opens doors to exciting career opportunities all over the world.

Our graduates have gone on to enjoy successful careers in teaching, education management, publishing, the civil service, translation and interpreting. Many of our graduates are now working overseas.

Other graduates go on to postgraduate study.

You may be interested in the following postgraduate programmes:

  • MA TESOL with Applied Linguistics
  • MA Interpreting and Translation

We also offer a number of places to students who wish to study research degrees (MA by Research, MPhil, PhD).

Fees and Funding

Full-time£9250 per year
Sandwich year£1000 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
Full-time£13000 per year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
Full-time£13000 per year
Full-time£9250 per year
Sandwich year£1000 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14250 per year

Scholarships and Bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Humanities, Language & Global Studies located in the Faculty of Culture and Creative Industries

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information

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