Abbreviation FT / PT

The Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages [MA(TESOL)] programme prepares English-language teachers for schools, universities and other educational institutions in Asia and elsewhere. Jointly offered by the Faculty of Education and the Centre for Applied English Studies in the Faculty of Arts, the programme is designed for recent university graduates/graduating students, and will develop students' understanding of key concepts, theories and research related to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

Mode of Attendance

Full Time (normally one year including summer semester, up to a maximum of two years)

Medium of Instruction
Programme Entrance Requirements

A candidate shall satisfy both the University Admission Requirements and the Programme Specific Requirements as listed below:

1. comply with the General Regulations and the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula;
2. hold a Bachelor's degree in English Language, Linguistics, Literature or English Language Education from this University or another comparable institution;
3. for qualifications from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which language of teaching and/or examination is not English, a candidate is required to obtain a score of 580 or above in the paper-based TOEFL with a Test of Written English score of 4.0 or above, or a score of 80 in the internet-based TOEFL with a score of 25 or above in the Writing section; or a minimum overall band of 6.5 with no sub-test lower than 6.0 in IELTS; and
4. satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination, if required.

Programme Admissions Advisor

Dr Yuen Yi Lo

Tel: 3917 2395
Fax: 2517 0075