Our course will equip you with the relevant, practical teaching and English language skills as well as the confidence and citizenship skills that you will gain from developing language learned in situ.

You will be supported, throughout, in considering the role of language in a global context and the associated benefits for citizens, nationally and internationally, as developing linguists; that is, how to enhance both your own prospects and those of your prospective students in a global context. The course is offered on a full-time or part-time basis and is aimed at those who intend to work as TESOL professionals, teaching English at home or abroad.


Our course is offered on a full-time basis to home and international students in North Cyprus. It is ideal if you intend to work as a TESOL professional, teaching English at home or abroad.

While on the University of the West of Scotland MEd TESOL course you will study six modules and a dissertation. Core modules are:

  • Introduction to Language Analysis

  • Theory and Practice of English Language Teaching

  • Educational Research

  • Theories of Second Language Acquisition

You will also choose one of the modules below to complete the Certificate; and another of the modules below plus Educational Research and Theories of Second Language Acquisition modules to complete the Diploma:

  • Applied Linguistics

  • Working with Young Learners

  • English as a Global Language

  • Intercultural Theory and Global Citizenship 

  • Language, Identity, and Power

Following this, you will complete a dissertation, the title of which is to be agreed with the Course Leader.


Teaching & Assessment

You will be taught by direct, face-to-face teaching of weekly three-hour classes per module and online through our Virtual Learning Environment, Moodle. Formative and summative assessments will be used including:

  • Essays

  • Assignments

  • Individual and group presentations

  • Online discussions


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