University TESOL Degree Courses

Although qualifications in TEFL/TESL and TESOL are usually offered at the postgraduate level, there are a few programmes which enable undergraduate students to study for a Bachelor’s degree in this area. Contact individual universities for information regarding admission requirements. For Diploma and post-experience university courses, see the section on career development or try one of the big graduate school websites such as

For more specialist information, for example if you are looking for a Master’s degree, visit


Victoria University, Wellington
PO Box 600, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
Tel: 4 472 1000
Fax: 4 499 4601
Courses Offered: B.A. Linguistics.

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Coventry University
Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB
Tel: 024 7688 7688
Courses Offered: English and TEFL BA (Hons)

De Montfort University
The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
Tel: (0116) 255 1551
Courses Offered: Education Studies and TEFL

Northumbria University
Ellison Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST
Tel: 0191 238 6002
Courses Offered: TESOL BA

Nottingham Trent University
Burton Street, Nottingham NG1 4BU
Tel: 0115 941 8418
Courses offered: English and TESOL BA (Hons)

University of Wales Swansea
Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP
Tel: 01792 205678
Courses Offered: English and TEFL BA

University of Sunderland
Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road,
Sunderland SR1 3SD.
Tel: 0191 515 3154
Courses Offered: English and TESOL BA

University of Middlesex
North London Business Park, Oakleigh Road South,
London N11 1QS
Tel: 020 8411 5000
Courses Offered: English and TEFL BA

University of Manchester
Department of Linguistics, Oxford Road, Manchester
M13 9PL, UK

Tel: 0161 275 3187
Courses Offered: B.A. Linguistics; B.A. English Language.

University of Sterling
centre for English Language Teaching, Stirling FK9
4LA, Scotland UK
Courses Offered: B.A. ELT; B.A. EFL (both for non-native speakers).

University of Sussex
Falmer, Brighton BN1 9QH, UK
Tel: 01273 678195
Fax: 01273 671320.
Courses Offered: B.A. Linguistics.

Wolverhampton University
Wulfruna St., Wolverhampton WV1 1SB, UK
Tel: 01902 322222
Course Length: 3 years.
Courses Offered: B.A. TESOL.


Brigham Young University, UT
Dept. of Linguistics, 2129 JKHB, Provo, UT
Tel: (801) 378-4789
Course Length: 4/5 semesters.
Start Dates: Fall, Winter.
Courses Offered: B.A. Linguistics.

Brigham Young University, HI
Hawaii Campus, P.O. Box 1940, Laie, HI 96762.
Tel: (808) 293 3614
Fax: (808) 293 3448
Courses Offered: B.A. TESOL.

Cal. State, Northridge
Linguistics Program, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge,
CA 91330-8306
Course Length: 8 semesters.
Start Dates: Any semester.
Courses Offered: B.A. Linguistics.

Caroll College
161 N. Benton Ave., Helena, MT 59625
Courses Offered: BA TESOL.
Course Length: 8 semesters.
Start Dates: Any semester.
Central Washington University

400 E. 8th Ave., Ellensburg, WA 98926-7562

Course Length: 4/5 quarters.
Start Dates: Any quarter.
Courses Offered: B.Ed. TESOL.

Eastern Kentucky University
Case Annex 270-1340, Richmond, KY 40475
Course Length: 8 semesters.
Start Dates: Any semester.
Course Offered: B.A. English with TESL Endorsement.

Eastern Mennonite University
1200 Park Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22802–2462
Tel: (540) 432 4000
Fax: (540) 432 4444
Start Dates: Any semester.
Courses Offered: Minor in TESL.

Iowa State University
300 Pearson Hall, Ames, IA 50011.
Tel: (515) 294 4555
Fax: (515) 294 9914
Courses Offered: Interdisciplinary Linguistics
Program; K-12 ESL Teaching Endorsement.

US International University
10455 Pomerado Road, San Diego, CA 92131
Tel: (858) 635 4772
Fax: (858) 635 4739
Courses Offered: B.A. TESOL.

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
Tel: (352) 392 3261
Courses Offered: B.A. in Linguistics with Minor in TESOL.

University of Rochester
Dept. of Linguistics, 503 Lattimore Hall, P.O. Box
270096, Rochester, NY 14627-0096.
Tel: (716) 275 8053
Courses Offered: B.A. Linguistics.

University of Texas, Austin
Dept. of Linguistics, Austin TX 78712-1196.
Tel: (512) 471 1701
Courses Offered: B.A. Linguistics.

University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N
1N4, Canada.
Tel: (403) 220 5110
Courses Offered: B.A. Linguistics

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