Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

MTESOL

  • Group of multicultural English language students

Duration

1 year full-time

Entry times

February, July, or November

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Duration

1 year full-time

Entry times

February, July, or November

Fees Estimate

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Overview

The Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MTESOL) is a one-year professional qualification aimed at producing skillful English language educators for a wide variety of educational settings in the 21st century, from early childhood through to tertiary level. With its future focus, this Master's programme will give students the skills, knowledge, and capabilities to be adaptable in the face of future English language developments, as well as technological and pedagogical advances.

This programme is ideal for:

  • New Zealand English language educators, or those who wish to specialise in English language education to emergent bilingual speakers of other languages in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • graduates of Aotearoa New Zealand universities who may currently teach or plan to teach English in other countries
  • teachers of English throughout the world who want or need to develop their language teaching.

This programme is available to study by distance, with teaching and learning conducted online. See also the Master of Computer-Assisted Language Learning.

UC is ranked in the top 250 universities in the world for Education and Training, and is ranked 92nd in the world for Linguistics (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021).

Contact us

For full requirements, see the Regulations for the Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

For study planning help, contact the College of Education, Health and Human Development:

Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora | College of Education, Health and Human Development
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Phone +64 3 369 3333
Email educationadvice@canterbury.ac.nz