Our online TESOL course is an advanced training and professional qualification for people who already work in any area of teaching English as a foreign or second language. You’ll leave with the knowledge and practical classroom skills to be a confident, critically reflective and enterprising teacher.

Delivered completely online, but with the option of attending modules on campus, this course is ideal for those who want to study while continuing to teach. Delivered by experienced professionals who have lived and taught around the globe, the course offers an excellent balance between theory and practice using a range of cutting-edge, innovative teaching methods.

The course draws on practitioners and best practice from across the TESOL sector, focusing on the development of advanced professional capabilities and knowledge in language learning and teaching.

Top reasons to study with us

#1 1st in Scotland and top 15 in the UK for Education (The Guardian University Guide 2018)

#2 This Masters in TESOL will fit your professional and personal lifestyle as it’s delivered entirely online

#3 You’ll be taught by experienced professionals who have lived and taught around the globe


Delivery of modules is carried out online. Although not essential, should you wish to attend modules on campus, this can be arranged. Learning and professional development is facilitated by regular guided group work tasks online.

In the most recent study by QS, staff from the University of Stirling received a 5 out of 5-star rating for teaching (QS World University Rankings 2018).


Progress is assessed by coursework assignments and, for the MSc, the dissertation.

All students who wish to be awarded the Masters in TESOL are required to undertake a dissertation.

  • Students who take the CALL module (TESPD04) and complete the CALL Portfolio (TESP051) will graduate with the named award - MSc TESOL (Computer Assisted Language Learning)
  • Students who take the Corpora module (TESPD05) and complete a corpus-based dissertation (TESP050) will graduate with the named award - MSc TESOL (Corpus Linguistics)

Course director

Anne Lawrie


+44 (0) 1786 467681

Fees - 2018/2019

  • Home/EU: £7,900
  • Overseas: £7,900
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated November 14, 2018
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30 months
7,900 GBP
Home/EU: £7,900 - Overseas: £7,900
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