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English Language Teaching & Professional Practice/Cambridge Delta
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English Language Teaching & Professional Practice/Cambridge Delta

Postgraduate course
English Language Teaching

Earn the internationally recognised Cambridge Delta Earn qualification, advance your career and entry into semester 2 of ELT Masters.

  • Attendance
  • Duration
    15 Weeks
  • Start date
  • Main Location
    Headingley Campus

Your Course

    University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations Authorised Centre
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You can take a Cambridge Delta course at any time during your English language teaching career whether you want to update your skills or extend into a specialist area of expertise.
Entry Requirements
Requirements:Applicants should either have a second class honours degree and at least two years' full-time (1200 hours) English Language Teaching experience within the last five years or have substantial English Language Teaching work experience. Applicants who do not have English as their first language are required to have IELTS 7.5 with no skill below 7.0 or an equivalent award.

All applicants must pass a screening interview with the admissions tutor (who must be a Delta approved tutor for Cambridge purposes), involving a language awareness test and the submission and discussion of a lesson plan. In addition, an initial teacher training qualification such as the Cambridge CELTA or Trinity cert TESOL is desirable.

All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed at this link

All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link

The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Mature Applicants
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

Requirements:Applicants should either have a second class honours degree and at least two years' full-time (1200 hours) English Language Teaching experience within the last five years or have substantial English Language Teaching work experience. Applicants who do not have English as their first language are required to have IELTS 7.5 with no skill below 7.0 or an equivalent award.

All applicants must pass a screening interview with the admissions tutor (who must be a Delta approved tutor for Cambridge purposes), involving a language awareness test and the submission and discussion of a lesson plan. In addition, an initial teacher training qualification such as the Cambridge CELTA or Trinity cert TESOL is desirable.

All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed at this link

All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link

The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Verify your qualifications
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Careers

  • Michaela Seserman

Careers

Michaela Seserman
Senior Teacher, Leeds English Language School

PG Cert English Language Teaching and Professional Practice/Cambridge Delta

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“The Cambridge Delta is the ultimate qualification in my field. You reflect on your own practice - how to improve yourself, how to evolve and how to keep your teaching fresh.

MODULES & LEARNING

First and second language acquisition; Approaches and methods; and Learner error and error analysis.

Teaching practice; Lesson observation; Evaluating, selecting and using resources and materials; and Professional development.

Researching a specialist area; Course/ syllabus design; Testing and assessment; and Monitoring and evaluating courses.

Our highly qualified and expert team have many years' experience of successfully training teachers and developing innovative materials including a range of multimedia resources.

The course provides practical classroom experience, hands-on development of multi-media resources, materials development and the opportunity to pursue a specialism, such as ESOL, English for Academic Purposes, Teaching English to Young Learners or teacher training.

  • Heather Buchanan
    Heather Buchanan Heather Buchanan
    Senior Lecturer

    Designed to develop your professional knowledge and skills, the Cambridge Delta/PG Cert is the most widely recognised and prestigious English language teacher qualification. Our course will make you a more effective teacher and improve your career prospects.

    Heather has taught English in France, Japan and the UK and has been a teacher trainer for over 20 years. She is a regular speaker at the IATEFL conference and is also an experienced ELT materials writer. She is currently researching teachers' attitudes towards global coursebooks and trainee teacher reflection.
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FEES & FUNDING
The tuition fee for the year for students entering in 2017/18 is £2033. The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation.
See further information on financing your studies.
The tuition fee for the year for students entering in 2017/18 is £3833. The amount you will pay is fixed at this level for each year of your course.
See further information on fees and finance on our Financing Your Studies webpage.
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