This research-informed programme will equip you with knowledge and critical awareness of contemporary issues relating to education and has been designed to prepare you for a range of professional careers within the education sector. Students who earn this degree are typically looking to forge a career within the field of TESOL.
It might make your CV stand out enough to get you an interview for that more senior role you’ve been looking for, or just give you the confidence to apply for positions you normally wouldn’t have considered. Previous students reported that they performed better at work as a result of this course - bringing greater recognition and respect from peers.
It is important to note that the programme does not lead to qualified teacher status (QTS), however, it is suitable for any person wishing to undertake roles in the following:
- Teachers and Lecturers within a range of settings (Schools, International Language Schools, Private Language Centres, Further and Higher Education Institutions)
- Private Tutors and Freelance Educators
- Curriculum specialist for educational and government institutions
- Publishing and language materials development
Our graduates have gone on to become advanced skills teachers, education managers and TESOL educators in the UK and nationally.
You may also wish to go on to further study such as a Doctorate of Education.
Utilise our Careers and Employment Service
Whilst you are a student at the University of Derby, and for 3 years after you graduate, our Careers and Employment Service can assist you with job search advice, CV creation, workshops and events, as well as one-to-one appointments with employment advisers to help with career planning and interview preparation.