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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 3.77k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 3.77k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

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    The programme is primarily designed for those interested in TEFL as an academic field and has the following main objectives:

    to offer students a solid background and deepen their knowledge in the main areas of TEFL both from a theoretical and a practical point of view;
    to enable students to become acquainted with new areas of the field (such as Computer Assisted Language Learning, alternative assessment, English as a Lingua Franca, etc.);
    to engage students in research in the field, and consequently get students interested in furthering their studies.

    The duration of the programme is four semesters and the requirement for the MA degree is 120 ECTS points. The programme is divided into two components: three semesters of taught courses (three courses per semester, 10 ECTS units per course) and a fourth semester of research leading to an MA thesis (30 ECTS). The taught component covers the main areas of TEFL and familiarizes the student with research methodology. The thesis component provides the opportunity for the student to undertake research in a specialized area of his or her interest.


    University requirements


    Program requirements

    Candidates must hold a degree in a subject related to their proposed field of study, such as a BA (or BEd) or a foreign language degree, and be competent in English. Competency in English can be demonstrated through a certificate from a recognized examining board. Candidates with a degree in English are exempt from this requirement. Candidates with no certificate from an established examining institution can take the Departments English Language Proficiency Exam. The list of items accompanying applications includes:· a filled-out formal application sheet (application sheets can be obtained from the Department),· a certified copy of the BA Degree (or an official document certifying that the student will have graduated before the start of the Programme), plus a certified copy of the BA Degree script,· a full CV in English,· the students initial statement of purpose (1-2 pages),· writing samples in English, and· min. 2 letters of recommendationThe candidates may also be required to participate in an interview in order to assess their suitability for the programme. Projected number of students: at most 15
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