This is a two-year programme which enables you to undertake a piece of research in an area of professional interest to you under the guidance of a supervisor. In term 1 you will follow a course on research methods on Tuesday evenings. You will also meet with your supervisor twice a term who will guide you towards submitting a dissertation of 25,000 to 30,000 words in length by the end of September in your second year of registration.
This is a two-year distance programme taught by the Centre for English Language Teaching designed for worldwide professionals who are involved in various aspects of teaching English as a foreign language to young learners (6 to 16 year olds).
The part-time MPhil programme (four years registration) and PhD programme (six years registration) are designed to support you in undertaking a substantial piece of research in your chosen area of interest. As well as supervisory support, the programme includes a number of research training and presentation workshops, and the support of Thesis Advisory Group meetings. The MPhil thesis is about 55.000 words in length and the PhD thesis is about 80,000 words in length, submitted at the end of the registration period.