Masters of Arts in Education with TESOL

  • TEFL

Asian College of Teachers’ offers Master's in TEFL which is developed for all those willing to foray into a long and successful career in ESL/EFL teaching and also looking to enhance their knowledge of TEFL/TESOL methods and approaches that are important in a 21st century ESL classroom and expand their horizon in the arena of TEFL. The advanced Master’s program will act as a key professional credential preferred by employers.

Program Overview

Asian College Of Teachers has introduced the advanced online MA in Education with TESOL with the objective to grow one’s knowledge in the field of education and accustom them with the role of designing a 21st century classroom, academic management, curriculum development, promoting digital literacy, educational evaluation, and assessment.

The main objective of this Master’s degree program with TESOL is to develop their idea about the basics of English language teaching. The topics covered in the TESOL master degree online program are latest methods and approaches in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and equipping trainees with the required skills to impart lessons effectively.

The Master’s in TESOL online program will acquaint trainees with the experience and the confidence that is needed to incorporate these new methodologies both inside and outside the classroom environment. The main focus areas that the course covers are the basic language skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing, language acquisition, lesson planning, need-based language teaching, etc. TESOL is not only about teaching but also knowing your learners and developing a positive learning environment.

Key points

  • Relative study of 20th century and 21st-century education
  • Understanding the complicated process of curriculum designing
  • Understanding the social and emotional competence of learners
  • Acquiring the contemporary approaches in TESOL
  • Learning the best practices in lesson planning
  • Teaching English to adult and young learners
  • Focus on research and self-study.

Program Requirement

The entire Master program under the Faculty of Education has four separate parts:

  • Part One – Foundation Course which comprises 10 credits and 2 Subjects
  • Part Two – Core Program comes with 30 credits and 6 Subjects
  • Part Three – Specialization of Subjects comes with 20 credits divided into 4 Specialized subjects
  • Part Four – Capstone Project which is a reflective research work that comprises 30 credits

To achieve a degree in the program of study a student must do the following:

  • Complete and successfully pass Foundation, Core, Specialization and Capstone Project as mentioned in the program specification.
  • Attain a score of 50% and above to satisfactorily pass each subject in the Capstone Project.
  • Complete the full program of study in minimum duration of 12 months, and a maximum duration of up to 24 months. However, those unable to complete the program within the stipulated time will be given a grace period of 1 year and the student would be required to pay a maintenance bench fee to finish his/her degree within that grace period.
  • Students can attend 6 Live Online Webinar Sessions from expert teachers during the whole program and use that as a Capstone Project to finish a reflective paper.

Admission Requirement

Higher education is always crucial for moving forward in your career. The TESOL masters programs online at ACT have been developed to cater to the needs of adult learners. The ESL Master’s degree program is flexible and is suitable for all kinds of timetables. Online learning is slowly evolving into a suitable alternative to on-campus study. It provides you the benefit of studying remotely, at a university situated in another country!

The case of every adult learner who comes from a different background and profile is handled individually. In order to get your questions answered, you need to reach us and then apply for admission. Kindly remember ACT does not provide any kind of visa and immigration services as all our degree programs can be pursued at home.

Admission to the Masters of Arts in education with TESOL is open to students from all disciplines.

  • Valid Bachelor Degree in any field or Equivalent
  • Life Experience and prior learning credits are available
  • English Level – IELTS Level 5.0 or High School study of all subjects in English or at least 55% marks in English in your High School is desired
  • Knowledge of the Internet and browsing, MS Word, and Online Research skills is expected.


Curriculum and Credits

Foundation (Credits 10)

  • Psychology and Characteristics of Learners
  • Conducting Accurate Internet Research

Core (30 credits)

  • Developing, Planning & Designing learning Environment
  • Digital literacy – 21st Century Classroom
  • Assessment & Evaluation in Education
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Behavioral Management – Social and Emotional Competence of Learners
  • Introduction to Education Research

Specializations (20 credits)

  • TESOL – Fundamentals
  • TESOL Methodologies
  • Teaching Business English
  • Teaching English to Young Learners

Capstone Project (30 credits) - Choose 1

  • Prepare a paper on any one topic of by attending a one live online webinar from ACT – 5000 words
  • Attend any seminar in Education in your region and create a reflective paper on the same – 5000 words
  • Research Paper on a topic related to TESOL– 5000 words


You can make payment through the various kinds of payment options that are available like through Online Bank Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal, or Cash at our Global Centers.

  • 2800 USD – If Paying from USA or paying in USD
  • 2400 GBP – If Paying from UK or EU
  • 100000 Thai Baht – If Paying in Asia

Fees are inclusive of: Program of study, LMS access, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma, and transcript. Separate courier charges need to be paid for Diploma and Transcript dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from the USA. You need to contact your admission adviser for more details.

Refund Policy

After the completion of the registration process for a master TEFL course, they can drop any course at their own will.

  • If a candidate has already enrolled in the Masters of arts in education with TESOL program and wish to drop it before the access has been provided- 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No candidates will get any kind of refund fees who have already received course access and have commenced with the program.
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds may take up to 3 months.


You will be awarded the degree by European International University (EIU-Paris) on successful completion of the program.

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Features of ACT Degree Course Certification

  • All degrees will be conferred by The European International University (EIU– Paris)
  • Students will also receive a Letter of Completion from Asian College of Teachers (ACT) European International University is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation, in accordance to and in compliance with the French Education Act: Code de l’Education Articles L 444-1 to 444-11 and R 444-1 to 444-28.

Career opportunities

A Master’s degree in TESOL will open several doors of job opportunities and give you the scope to look into new areas of professional roles such as content development, publishing, design professional development training sessions of other teachers, and hold advisory roles in teaching EFL/ESL and get associated with TESOL organizations at both national and international levels.

It is quite an obvious choice for aspirants to pursue a TESOL career and make an entry into the field of teaching. Apart from teaching, there are alternate career opportunities that they can look into. That might include:

  • Director or administrative staff for an English as a second language (ESL) program
  • Developer of English language materials with a private company
  • An academic adviser with an educational institution
  • Government agency adviser
  • Private language arts tutor
  • Administrative or teaching staff at an English language center.

Most of the countries hiring a TESOL educator need a minimum bachelor's degree to teach in schools. With this qualification, they can also apply for jobs for positions like administrative positions, curriculum development, research, and working for corporate organizations.


Asian College of Teachers (ACT), an award-winning institution with a strong global presence and 600+ school network in Asia, provides research-led, broad range of degree courses in Education in academic collaboration with European International University (EIU Paris) that prepare globally competent educators and leaders.

  • ACT provides world-class, international higher education curricula in Education led by an Academic Body comprising highly qualified and internationally accomplished educators and industry experts.
  • Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) recognised by UKVI in the UK, a member of the CHEA International Quality Group in the USA, and the British Quality Foundation, has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT)
  • ACT's higher education programs are duly validated and certified by The European International University, EIU-Paris.
  • Asian College of Teachers (ACT) is affiliated to The European International University, EIU- Paris.
  • Students successfully completing ACT's cutting-edge international education curricula will receive ACT's certification of completion as well as the Bachelor’s, Master’s or Professional Doctorate from The European International University, EIU-Paris.
  • The European International University, EIU-Paris is a private, independent higher education provider.
  • EIU – Paris, is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation.
  • The European International University, EIU-Paris is accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC).
  • EIU-Paris is duly authorized as a Professional Training service provider in accordance with Article R.6351-6 of the French Employment Code, under the registration number: 11755784775, with the prefecture of the region of ILE-DE-FRANCE.
  • EIU – Paris holds organizational membership with CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMICS, a U.K. and Wales registered R&D organization whose sole purpose is to enhance the visibility of research themes beyond global approaches and coverage.
If you are looking for a bright career in TEFL, pursuing any of the varied TEFL courses would definitely add a feather to your cap.
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