About this course
Intended learning outcomes
Graduates of the Master of TESOL will be able to:
- Analyse and communicate an understanding of the nature and form of language as a system.
- Critically appraise and explain the application of current methodologies for teaching English as an additional language.
- Have advanced theoretical understanding and knowledge of current research, debates, policies and practices in education from a multidisciplinary and global perspective.
- Critique and manage language curricula and resources which are culturally and linguistically appropriate.
- Interpret and apply advanced professional knowledge of key areas of specialisation in teaching English as an additional language.
- Critically analyse educational theories, debates, policies and practices through evidence based research.
- Evaluate the social, cultural, political and historical contexts informing education policies and practices.
APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
- Identify and explain implications of the second language acquisition process for learning and teaching.
- Critique and apply multidisciplinary educational theories and evidence based research to inform policy and/or improve professional practice.
- Evaluate and communicate contemporary educational research ideas and findings to the wider educational community.
- Plan and execute an education research based project, or produce a piece of education research scholarship within the area of EAL.
- Critical reasoning and thinking
- Problem solving
- Evidence based decision making
- Creativity and innovation
- Teamwork and professional collaboration
- Self-reflection, career awareness and lifelong learning
- Active and participatory citizenship.
Graduate of the Master of TESOL will have the necessary attributes to:
- Evaluate contemporary educational issues in TESOL and approaches from a range of disciplinary perspectives, including sociological, economical, psychological and pedagogical perspectives (academic distinction)
- Contribute to discussions and debates associated with the role of TESOL education in addressing contemporary local, national and global issues (global citizenship)
- Promote social justice, employability, career awareness, wellbeing and citizenship through educational policy and practice (integrity and self awareness)
- Be creative, innovative, self directed and lifelong learners, able to link theory and practice and respond to the changing educational landscape (integrity and self awareness)
Last updated: 21 February 2024