TESOL, Ph.D.

TESOL, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
One of the aims of the TESOL programme offered by University of Nicosia to enhance students’ ability to create, conceptualise, design and implement a substantial research project that generates new knowledge and contributes to theory and practice within the field of TESOL.

About

Profile of the TESOL TESOL programme offered by University of Nicosia:

Aims and Objectives:

  • to further students’ understanding and knowledge of English language teaching.
  • to enhance students’ theoretical knowledge base in TESOL, second language acquisition, and applied linguistics research.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the programme, students will be able to:
  • Acquire a strong theoretical knowledge base in TESOL, second language acquisition, applied linguistics research and TESOL methodology which merit publication.
  • Conceptualise, design and implement a substantial research project that generates new knowledge that contributes to theory and practice;
  • Evidence competence in the use methodologies in TESOL inquiry and exhibit skills in the use of data analysis.
Career Prospects:

The PhD in TESOL programme offered at University of Nicosia provides excellent career opportunities for those who wish to become professionals in education and English language teaching, working for educational establishments such as the Ministry of Education, public and private universities or public and private schools as academics or administrators.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS 90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Research Methods 
  • Research Proposal
  • Doctoral Course - Fall semester
  • Doctoral Course - Spring semester

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • The minimum requirement for admission into a post-graduate degree programme is a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • English Language Proficiency

Students satisfy the English requirements if their first degree was taught in English. Otherwise, they would need to present a minimum TOEFL score of 550 paper-based or 213 computer-based, GCSE “O” Level with minimum “C” or IELTS with a score of 6.5 or a score placement at the ENGL-100 level of the University English Placement Test. The University offers English courses at various levels to help students reach the required standard for admission to a graduate program.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Nicosia

  • 576 - 870 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The University offers scholarships and financial aid to full-time students, in the form of merit scholarships, need-based assistance, athletics scholarships, and on-campus work-study programmes.

For more information, please visit the programme website.

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