Language skills can be used in almost any career, so for graduates the world is at your feet. Employers highly value an ability in languages. Recent language graduates at Stirling have gone on to a wide variety of careers that span publishing, journalism, television, advertising, translation, interpreting, commerce, civil service, law and teaching.
Our students in TESOL leave with up-to-date and cutting edge knowledge, skills and the confidence to start teaching as soon as they graduate. Graduates have taken up roles in teaching in nursery, primary and senior high schools, and lecturing in colleges and universities both home and overseas. Others have moved into teacher training and examining, or translating and interpreting. Some graduates have found positions with the British Council or private language schools.
On completion of the MSc TESOL, overseas graduates are well prepared to sit all three modules of the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations TKT which are sought after qualifications.
Literature and languages research at Stirling opens up many new possibilities for students and researchers in numerous related areas, including Religion and Translation. Over 80 percent of our research was classed as world-leading or internationally excellent in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).
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TESOL is part of our Education research group.
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: