Study patterns: Education: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages MA (online)

On this page, you will find the study patterns for our MA Education: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (online).

This study pattern highlights the module(s) that you will need to study and select for the academic year. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please note that any optional modules are subject to viable group sizes. Should you choose a module that is deemed to be non-viable, you will be notified of the alternative available options. Please contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 or onlineadmissions@derby.ac.uk to discuss your options.

For our students completing the programme at the standard rate of study, we recommend that you study 20 hours per week. For our students completing the programme at the accelerated rate of study, we recommend that you study 40 hours per week.

Education: TESOL, MA (online) - standard (3 years) with spring (January) start

Study PatternSpringSummerAutumn
Year 1 Principles of English Language Teaching
(7PE617)
20 credits
Language Learning: Theory and Practice 
(7PE616)
20 credits
Option A Module
20 credits
Year 2

Option B Module
20 credits

Designing Social Research
(7PE596)
20 credits
Option A Module
20 credits
Year 3 Independent Study 
(7PE988)
60 credits 
Independent Study 
(7PE988)
60 credits continued
Independent Study 
(7PE988)
60 credits continued

Option A Modules (autumn): Measuring and Evaluating Learning (7PE603); Curriculum Challenges (7PE598); Learning and Ability Theories in Action (7PE602)
Option B Modules (spring): Measuring and Evaluating Learning (7PE603); Innovative 21st Century Teaching (7PE609); Leadership and Management Strategies (7PE614)

 

Education: TESOL, MA (online) - accelerated (2 years) with spring (January) start

Study PatternSpringSummerAutumn
Year 1

Principles of English Language Teaching
(7PE617)
20 credits

Option B Module
20 credits

Language Learning: Theory and Practice 
(7PE616)
20 credits

Designing Social Research
(7PE596)
20 credits

Option A Module
20 credits

Option A Module
20 credits

Year 2 Independent Study 
(7PE988)
60 credits
Independent Study 
(7PE988)
60 credits continued
Independent Study 
(7PE988)
60 credits continued

Option A Modules (autumn): Measuring and Evaluating Learning (7PE603); Curriculum Challenges (7PE598); Learning and Ability Theories in Action (7PE602)
Option B Modules (spring): Measuring and Evaluating Learning (7PE603); Innovative 21st Century Teaching (7PE609); Leadership and Management Strategies (7PE614)