Accredited TEFL/TESOL Courses in UK

The  Phd in TESOL is designed to enhance specialised knowledge through academic study and research.

The programme is suitable for:

  • English as second or foreign language teachers
  • teacher educators
  • professional development administrators
  • curriculum developers
  • materials writers
  • researchers
  • academics

The course emphasises state-of-the-art second and foreign language research. It focuses on practice and aims to help students to achieve a critical understanding of teaching theories and to obtain solid grounding in research methodology appropriate for conducting research projects in their professional context.



  1. Second Language Acquisition
  2. Interlanguage Pragmatics
  3. Individual Learner Differences in Language Learning and Teaching
  4. Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching
  5. Discourse Analysis
  6. Grammar for TESOL
  7. Language Assessment
  8. Introduction to CALL
  9. Curriculum Design
  10. ELT Materials Development
  11. Qualititive Data Analysis
  12. Quantitive Data Analysis
  13. Dissertation Proposal Writing
  14. Dissertation

Admission requirements:

  • Master’s or equivalent at 2.1 honours level in a relevant discipline (e.g., MA degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, ELT, or Education)
  • Applicants for whom English is not a first language: IELTS composite score of 7, with a minimum of 6.5 in Reading and Writing and a minimum of 6.0 in Listening and Speaking
  • In case of not having English Language Certification, student is required to take part in WCL placement test and a face-to-face interview.
  • Two written references, signed by the referee and on official headed paper
  • A personal statement (one side of A4 paper) detailing why you wish to study the course, your experiences, what you can bring to the course and any other information that you see as relevant to your application
  • Your CV
  • Interview (face-to-face or via Skype)

At a glance

  • PhD TESOL course can be completed in 2 years (4 semesters)
  • The course emphasizes not on the grades but on the professional advancement and progress.
  • Option to Extend and upgrade with offers
  • Tutor Support 24X7
  • Blended Course Location: Istanbul,Turkey –
  • Blended Course Duration: 3 months in-class plus at least 21 months online
  • Fees – Online: USD 5000 – Blended: USD 7500

Additional Attestation Charges (optional)

  • USA Attestation for Degree – USD 200  (Before completion)
  • Attestation by California University – USD 200  (Before completion