Please see the following web page for details of eligibility:
You do not need to have work experience in teaching English or a first degree in English, although any prior experience would be beneficial.
You can apply online at: http://www.york.ac.uk/univ/mis/cfm/opas/opas_courselist.cfm
There is no official application deadline for the programme, however, we recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible. For those applicants who will need to get a visa to study in the UK we advise applying at least 6 weeks before the start of the next programme to allow time for processing of the application and for applying for a visa. Applications received after 1st September cannot be processed in time for the forthcoming academic year and will automatically be considered for the following academic year.
Please see the following web page: http://www.york.ac.uk/admin/po/terms.htm
Please see the following web page: http://www.york.ac.uk/graduatestudy/applying/englang.htm
For those students whose first language is not English, there are a range of courses run by the Writing and Language Skills Centre.
Please see the following web page: http://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-funding/
For details of scholarships please see:
Once your application has been received it will be assessed by the programme leader. We will aim to make a decision within 6 weeks of submission, normally sooner. This does not apply to the MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) where multiple recruitment rounds are in operation.
Once you have submitted your application you will be given access to 'You@York' (our applicant portal) where you will be able to track the progress of your application; upload additional supporting information; and update your contact details. If you are offered a place you will be asked to accept or decline the offer via You@York.
The fastest way to accept your offer is by using the online offer acceptance process via You@York.
No, although you would have to have met the conditions before the start of the programme.
It is possible to defer. Please contact the Admissions Office to request a deferral: (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please upload additional documents via 'You@York' (our applicant portal).
The University is experiencing a high volume of applications for graduate study and it may take some time for the Admissions Office to process your documents. If you need the unconditional offer urgently you should telephone the Admissions Office on +44 (0)1904 322142.
You must first accept an unconditional offer before you can request a CAS via 'You@York' (our applicant portal).
Further information is available at the Student Recruitment and Admissions web pages.
If you have accepted an unconditional or conditional course place with us at York you can apply now for accommodation. Further information is available at: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/accommodation/postgraduate.
Please see term dates. Welcome Meetings for the Masters programmes take place on the Monday of 'week 1' in the autumn term. Welcome Meetings and other departmental induction events will be entered on your online timetable. Various optional welcome fairs will take place at the University in the previous week, but you do not have to be in the Department until Monday of week 1.
You should aim to arrive at least two or three days before the beginning of term to give yourself time to be refreshed for the first sessions on Monday of 'week 1'. See term dates.
There will be various University welcome talks and events taking place during the previous week which you may like to attend. These are optional.
All new students are required to enrol at the start of each academic year. Students holding unconditional offers will be contacted by Registry Services with further details. You can enrol online before arriving on campus https://www.york.ac.uk/students/studying/enrolment/
It is not essential. The books you need depend on the modules you take. The module handbook includes recommended literature for each module. All the books you will need will be in the library, either as hard copies or e-books.
Official letters such as certification of study; introduction to a bank; support a post-study work visa, can be requested from the Registry Services Office by applying online at: https://www.york.ac.uk/students/studying/manage/student-record/document-request/
Transcripts can be requested from: https://www.york.ac.uk/students/studying/manage/student-record/document-request/
No we do not. To find out which institutions do, please visit the Graduate Teacher Training Registry (GTTR) and click on the "Course Search" option.
If you have enrolled online and completed your bank details as part of this, you will be paid automatically.
On the first Friday of induction week, and then the first Friday of each month. The final instalment is paid in June.