English Language with TESOL

(TESOL) is an English Language with Teaching English to Speakers of Others course. It is a stimulating, thought-provoking course designed to make you think about how language functions in the world today.

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Key Facts



BA (Hons) English Language with TESOL

Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree

5 years :

1 year pathway + 4 year degree - with placement


Pathways Available

International Year Zero


Start Dates

Degree Overview

Studying the English Language with TESOL degree at DMU will allow you to combine the study of English Language with the key theoretical and practical issues involved in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

A carefully designed course that enables you to develop your own ability to teach English to non-native speakers whilst enabling you to think about how language in general and English in particular functions in the world today. Through this course you’ll study linguistics, grammar, the evolution of the English language and a variety of writing styles, while also exploring the theory of how to teach English as a second language.

By studying with us you will develop a set of linguistic and analytical skills, which will help you become a highly-skilled communicator. In your final year you will have the opportunity to put your theoretical knowledge into practice with our work placement module.

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Why Study this Degree

Through this course you will be able to get get involved with a number of societies that are relevant to your studies, including creative writing and debate societies. There are also organised theatre trips and visiting lecturers have included author Kate Forsyth and poet Benjamin Zephaniah.

Opportunity to study abroad between years two and three to gain life experience by practising your language skills and networking in a different culture, with the opportunity to study abroad between years two and three

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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De Montfort University

Leicester-based DMU brings the highest standards in education to an inclusive, international curriculum with over 170 accredited courses.

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a diverse university boasting of the highest standards in academics, extracurricular activities, sport, study abroad programmes and great career paths.

In 2021, DMU was named the best university in the UK for our careers and employability service, at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards.