Appropriate work experience will also be taken into consideration.Applicants for this programme must also have at least one year’s language teaching experience.Sociolinguistic topics will include: ‘standard’ language and dialectal variety, linguistic variation by social context / purpose, language and social class, language policy and planning.Psycholinguistic topics will include: Universal Grammar, the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, 1st and 2nd language acquisition, language development.Less experienced language teachers will benefit from our MA TESOL programme.Learn more about entry requirements Academic requirements We accept a range of qualifications; our country pages show you what qualifications we accept from your country.
Learn more about fees for international students We can also confirm that EU students who are already studying at the University of Birmingham or who have an offer to start their studies in the 2018-19 academic year will continue to be charged the UK fee rate applicable at the time, provided this continues to be permitted by UK law.
Tuition fees can either be paid in full or by instalments.
Learn more about postgraduate tuition fees and funding.
Criteria, eligibility, repayment and application information are available on the UK government website.
Scholarships to cover fees and/or maintenance costs may be available.
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