Languages and TESOL
Languages and TESOL courses
We offer a variety of scholarship and funding options to help you finance your studies at the University of Stirling.
Why study TESOL at the University of Stirling?
Graduate careers in Languages and TESOL
Graduates can use language skills in almost any career. Multilingual candidates are highly sought after by employers, so a language degree will unlock a world of opportunities.
Recent language graduates at Stirling have gone on to work in publishing, journalism, television, advertising, translation, interpreting, commerce, civil service, law and teaching.
Our students in TESOL can start teaching as soon as they graduate, with the knowledge, skills and confidence to work both at home and overseas in:
- primary schools
- senior high schools
- colleges and universities
- teacher training and examining
- translating and interpreting
Some graduates have found positions with the British Council or private language schools.
Our MSc TESOL overseas graduates are also well prepared to sit all three modules of the in-demand University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations TKT.
Languages and TESOL research
Literature and languages research at Stirling opens up many new possibilities for students and researchers in numerous related areas, including Religion and Translation. 100% of our research environment in English Language and Literature is classed as world leading or internationally excellent (REF 2021).
TESOL is part of our Education research group.
Postgraduate research opportunities
Study for a PhD in French and you’ll benefit from our international partnerships and broad and deep specialisms in Francophone Studies, especially Africa and Canada/Quebec, as well as metropolitan France. In Spanish postgraduate research you’ll benefit from our international partnerships and broad expertise in film and visual cultures, literary writing and theory, postcolonial studies and more. See all our PhD and MPhil opportunities in literature and languages including French and Spanish.