BA TESOL and Education Studies

General

Program Description

Course overview

Learn the skills to work with children and young people and make a difference to the next generation.

The TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) qualification enables you to teach English all over the planet.

As well as preparing for your career, you'll analyse and discuss major issues in education. In particular, the course covers innovative approaches to teaching and learning such as Forest Schools, digital teaching aids and next-gen experiential learning.

How you'll study

Throughout your degree, you’re expected to study for 1,200 hours per year. That’s based on 200 hours per 20 credit module. And it includes scheduled hours, time spent on placement and independent study. How this time’s divided among each of these varies each year and depends on the course and modules you study.

6 reasons to study TESOL and Education Studies at Hull

  1. 98% graduate employability rating*
  2. Route to PGCE for those with teaching ambitions
  3. Placements – links to 600 educational institutions
  4. Choose to spend a semester studying overseas
  5. 91% overall student satisfaction rating†
  6. Learn about digital innovations in education

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Your future prospects

  • Teacher
  • Education administrator
  • Support worker
  • Manager
  • Researcher
  • Language teacher

Education Studies can lead to careers in teaching, educational administration, management and research within a wide range of educational settings.

Employment options following graduation are varied. TESOL and Education Studies can lead to careers in teaching in international schools, as well as those in the UK.

You can also take up a role in educational administration, management and research within a wide range of educational settings, as well as in training and caring organisations, charities, parents' advisory groups and learning support organisations.

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*Percentage of students from this subject area in work or further study within six months of graduating: UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey for the academic year 2016/17, published by HESA 2018

Entry requirements

UK Residents

Points can be from any qualifications on the UCAS tariff but must include at least 80 points from

  • A levels
  • BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Scottish Highers
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
  • or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications

Applicants should also have

  • GCSE English Language/Literature at Grade 4 or C or above

Alternative qualifications

  • IB Diploma: 26 points.
  • Access to HE Diploma: pass with merits in a minimum of 30 credits
  • CACHE L3 Extended Diploma: C

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

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Last updated Jul 2020

About the School

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The University of Hull has been changing the way people think for 90 years. Our motto, Lampada Ferens, translates as ‘carrying the light of learning’, and over the years, we’ve shared that light with thousands of people from across the world. Read less