The Master of Arts in TESOL is meant to turn English language graduates and teachers into the ESL/EFL professionals of tomorrow. It paves the way for many job opportunities in the ever-growing field of education and other related sectors. The program will further enhance an already acquired professional development among candidates and further their careers in the field of English Language Teaching and educational leadership.
The Master of Arts in TESOL is designed to be the leading regional program that prepares students, teachers, teacher trainers, school principals, and researchers to become future experienced TESOL professionals and education leaders. The program equips candidates from diverse nationalities and cultures with state-of-the-art research methods in second language acquisition and second language learning, in teaching and testing and in using instructional technology in the classroom.
The mission of the Master of Arts in TESOL program is to provide English language graduates, teachers and education professionals with a distinctive blend of theory and practice in the areas of language learning theory and teaching methodologies. The program further introduces candidates to the learning and teaching practices in the UAE and elsewhere.
After graduation, Candidates should be able to:
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A student may be granted conditional admission in the Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) in the following cases:
- If a student obtains a score of (530 in TOEFL ITP) certificate or its equivalent and has an average of at least (3 out of 4), s/he will be granted a conditional admission, provided that the student:
- If a student obtains a score of (550 in TOEFL ITP) certificate or its equivalent and has a cumulative average from (2 to 2.99 out of 4) s/he will be granted a conditional admission, provided that the student:
- If an applicant obtains a score of (530 in TOEFL ITP) certificate or its equivalent and has a cumulative average from (2 to 2.99 out of 4), s/he will be granted a conditional admission, provided that the student:
To obtain a Master of Arts in (TESOL), the student must successfully complete 36 credit hours, with a minimum (CGPA) of 3 out of 4.
Compulsory Courses (33) CR.H.
Linguistics and the Structure of English
Theories of Learning and Develpoment
Teaching Language Skills
Second Language Acquisition Theory and Practice
Classroom Management and Environment
Evaluation in the TESOL Class
0401601 & 0401605
English Language Learning and Technology
TESOL Research: Theory and Methodology
MA in TESOL Project
All other TESOL courses, excluding 0401608
Elective Courses (3) CR.H.
Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis
Language and Social Interaction