In our era of global communication, more people speak English than ever before.
Aspire for a global career? Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) is the perfect way to start your adventure!
Our courses are ideal if you want to teach English to non-native speakers. You gain an in-depth understanding of the English language coupled with the teaching skills you need. It's not just teaching, the knowledge and skills you develop prepares you for a range of possible careers in the media, administration, business and education; in fact, any job where the ability to apply critical thinking to problems, conduct independent research and communicate the results is required.
Our courses will provide you with a deep understanding of the structure and uses of this century's global language and the ability to teach it to non-native speakers. As well as opportunities to teach around the world, this course provides knowledge and skills which can prepare you for a wide range of careers.
At Essex, we can offer you a supervised research route providing you have a solid knowledge of existing research in the field and a good understanding of research methods.
We offer this course through two routes
Many of our former PhD students work in higher education institutions around the world, as teachers and/or as academic researchers, but also in teacher education.
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