You will be required to supply supporting documents with your application, including references and an official transcript. See 'How to apply' for instructions on the documents you will need and how these will be assessed. Interviews are normally held as part of the admissions process. Interviews are generally held weeks after an application closing date. Interviews are held with a minimum of two interviewers, in person or using video Skype, and will focus on your research interests, and how these might tie in with the research specialisms of academic staff within the department.
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You will be asked about your knowledge of the course, your reasons for wanting to study in this area, and initial ideas for your dissertation research. Your application will be assessed purely on academic merit and potential, according to the published entry requirements for the course.
Students are selected for admission without regard to gender, marital or civil partnership status, disability, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or social background. Whether you have secured funding will not be taken into consideration when your application is assessed. All recommendations to admit a student involve the judgement of at least two members of the academic staff with relevant experience and expertise, and must also be approved by the Director of Graduate Studies or Admissions Committee or equivalent within the department.
Admissions panels or committees will always include at least one member of academic staff who has undertaken appropriate training.
If you receive an offer of a place at Oxford, you will be required to meet the following requirements:. If you are offered a place, you will be required to complete a Financial Declaration in order to meet your financial condition of admission. The Oxford University Department of Education OUDE has been making a major contribution to the field of education for over years and the department has a world class reputation for research, for teacher education and for its master's and doctoral programmes.
OUDE combines international standing as a research-intensive department with the highest quality teaching. Within each of these themes there are several research groups and centres. All staff and doctoral students belong to one or more of these research groups, each of which has its own seminar programme to which graduate students often contribute. In addition, the department as a whole sponsors regular seminars and public lectures which attract distinguished national and international speakers. The Bodleian Education Library, located at the centre of the Department of Education, specialises in material on education and related fields.
As well as a print collection of books, journals and statistics, the library provides access to a wide range of electronic resources.
The library also houses a collection of teaching resources, primarily in support of subjects covered by the department's secondary PGCE course. The Social Sciences Library provides valuable additional resource to students pursuing programmes in the Department of Education. There are over 1, full or partial graduate scholarships available across the University.
To help identify those scholarships where you will be required to submit an additional application, use the Fees, funding and scholarships search and visit individual college websites using the links provided on our college pages. Course fees are payable each year, for the duration of your fee liability your fee liability is the length of time for which you are required to pay course fees.
For courses lasting longer than one year, please be aware that fees will usually increase annually. For details, please see our guidance on likely increases to fees and charges. Course fees cover your teaching as well as other academic services and facilities provided to support your studies. Unless specified in the additional information section below, course fees do not cover your accommodation, residential costs or other living costs.
For more information about course fees and fee liability, please see the Fees section of this website. Students must have funds to travel to Oxford for a one-week residential module in the August prior to starting the degree in October. Accommodation and some lunches and dinners from Monday to Friday are provided free of charge during the residential week. Please note that, depending on your choice of topic and the research required to complete it, you may incur additional expenses, such as travel expenses, research expenses, and field trips.
In addition to your course fees, you will need to ensure that you have adequate funds to support your living costs for the duration of your course. For the academic year, the range of likely living costs for full-time study is between c. Full information, including a breakdown of likely living costs in Oxford for items such as food, accommodation and study costs, is available on our living costs page.
If you are studying part-time your living costs may vary depending on your personal circumstances but you must still ensure that you will have sufficient funding to meet these costs for the duration of your course. Supervisors will be allocated by the department. It is not necessary for you to contact academic members of staff directly.
The set of documents you should send with your application to this course comprises the following:. Your transcripts should give detailed information of the individual grades received in your university-level qualifications to date. You should only upload official documents issued by your institution and any transcript not in English should be accompanied by a certified translation.
More information about the transcript requirement is available in the Application Guide. Most applicants choose to submit a document of one to two pages highlighting their academic achievements and any relevant professional experience. Your statement should be written in English and explain your motivation for applying for the course at Oxford, your relevant experience and education, and the specific components of the course that interest you. Academic essays or other writing samples, written in English, are required.
Extracts of the requisite length from longer work are also permissible. You may submit written work previously completed for a prior course of study if the topic is relevant ie an assignment or chapter of a dissertation, provided it meets the requirements. If you do not have any existing material that fits this requirement, you may like to critique an article or write a book review based on the course subject. The written work should be related to the course, and should be on two separate topics.
The word count should include any bibliography or brief footnotes. This will be assessed for understanding of the subject area, an ability to construct and defend an argument, and proficiency in academic English. Whilst you must register three referees, the department may start the assessment of your application if two of the three references are submitted by the course deadline and your application is otherwise complete. Please note that you may still be required to ensure your third referee supplies a reference for consideration.
Your references will support intellectual ability, academic achievement, motivation and ability to work in a group. Professional references may be accepted from applicants who are returning to study after considerable time in the workplace. Step 4: Our Application Guide will help you complete the form. It contains links to FAQs and further help. Application Guide Apply. Friday 24 January Latest deadline for most Oxford scholarships. Tuesday 3 March Applications may remain open after this deadline if places are still available - check Admission Status.
If you wish to be considered for funding, are applying from overseas or require on-campus accommodation, we recommend you apply as early as possible.
These notes are intended to help you make the best possible application when you fill in your application form. Omissions that typically delay consideration of applications include, for example:. The more information we have about you, the easier it is to come to a decision. We would like to see a clear statement, in your own words, telling us in as much detail as you can about why you want to take the programme or undertake the research that you have chosen and what you hope to achieve by doing it.
You should think very carefully about this statement and treat it as an opportunity to show what your interests are and how you will be able to benefit from postgraduate study in our department. If you have written an essay or dissertation that received a high mark, or have published a paper on a topic relevant to the degree for which you are applying, you can send us one copy of one such item as part of your application.
If you have taken exams in the last two years we can accept your test scores; otherwise we ask that you take the exam again.
You will face the challenge of developing a sustained, accurate, subtle and reflective argument on an educational issue, with a view to impacting on policy, practice and learners progress. In addition, many of the concentration areas offered through this program prepare students for additional certifications or endorsements. In addition, depending on the modules taken, completion of the MEd in TESOL can help you move into new areas within TESOL such as: teacher education and training English for special purposes materials development the teaching of English to young learners. Just Ask Dr. Pearson Test of English Academic 58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills. Students are selected for admission without regard to gender, marital or civil partnership status, disability, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or social background.
If, however, you have done your undergraduate studies in Britain, the US or another English-medium educational system and have successfully completed your degree within the past two years then you may not need to submit a test score. If you are unsure whether your English language qualifications are acceptable, please contact the Faculty Postgraduate Admissions Office. The best referees will be your former tutors, department heads or senior colleagues. If you are applying to take an MA in TESOL, it will be useful if your employer or a more senior colleague can comment positively on your professional work, especially in the area of professional development.
It is usually helpful if your referee can mention some specific examples of relevant work that you have done, and comment on its quality. Please make sure that you tell your referees that a reference which is written purely according to a formula, or which only mentions that you are of a good character and perform your duties well, is not useful. We want to know in detail what relevant things are special and interesting about you. We expect referees to send us confidential references, and to send them direct to us. Most of our successful applicants have above average grades.
However, we realise that students learning changes over time and you will not be ruled out simply because of some low grades in the distant past. We will look especially carefully at your performance in areas related to linguistics and language study. We will also take into account anything your referees say about your academic performance and readiness for postgraduate work.
We accept people to study our MA programmes who have a good BA Hons degree from an approved university or college, or hold a qualification which can be regarded as equivalent. It is expected that applicants will have a basic knowledge of linguistics or that they will prepare themselves in this and related areas before coming to Lancaster by undertaking preliminary reading.
We endeavour each year to bring together a group of participants who collectively have a wide range of experience from teaching situations in different parts of the world. If you are a British applicant, you are likely to have worked in more than one overseas situation unless you have been a specialist in ESL or in the teaching of English to native speakers, or have experience in teaching a language other than English.
If you are an overseas applicant, you will be fluent in English and you are likely to have a good range of experience in your own country. You are likely to have a good first degree from an approved university or college or you hold a qualification which can be regarded as equivalent to a first degree. It would be beneficial if you also have a qualification such as a certificate or diploma in the teaching of a foreign or second language, although this is not essential.
Please note that, for all awards, you must have already applied for and accepted an offer of a place on one of the relevant programmes. Applications using Advanced Quantitative Methods are available to Overseas students as well.
A number of MA fees-only bursaries are available for students wishing to study for a Masters degree within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Recipients will need to meet their general living expenses themselves. Award criteria: The scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis. Candidates for a scholarship will be ranked based on the following criteria:. Geoff Leech is one of our most eminent and long-serving colleagues, and internationally renowned for his pioneering work in modern English grammar, stylistics, pragmatics and corpus linguistics.
The scholarships are for study on any of the MA programmes on any of our MA programmes, both campus-based and by distance. The scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis. The awards are available for the support of students for first or higher degrees, in any subject.