MA in Teaching English to Young Learners (by distance)

The Department of Education will not be recruiting to the MA in Teaching English to Young Learners for the academic year 2016/7 as we are undertaking a review of our provision. The text below is for information only.

This Masters course in Teaching English to Young Learners (MA in TEYL) is a two-year part-time professional development distance learning programme delivered by the Department of Education, University of York, UK. 

The MA in TEYL distance programme is a full Masters Degree course and successful participants will be awarded the degree from the University of York on satisfactory completion of all module assignments.


Who is the MA in Teaching English to Young Learners programme intended for?

The TEYL distance programme from the University of York's Department of Education is specially designed to cater for the needs of a range of professionals

When can I join the MA in TEYL programme?

The TEYL programme currently offers 3 entry points per year: October, March and August (option to study the intensive introductory module and intensive mid-course module face-to-face).  

What does the MA in TEYL programme involve and where can I study?

The programme involves attendance at two intensive introductory modules, either online, or face-to-face at a partner learning centre.

MA in TEYL programme outline and content

The MA in TEYL distance programme is taught by way of an Intensive Introductory Module at the start of year one, followed by four multimedia self study modules. There will be an Intensive Mid-Course Module at the start of year two, followed by four more multimedia self study modules.

Assessment and supervision

Continuous assessment on the programme is carried out by way of each Intensive Module and eight assignments and projects without the requirement to submit one large dissertation.

Any questions?

Please contact the TEYL Administrator with any queries:

T: +44 (0) 1904 323 688

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