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Teaching English as a Foreign Language - TEFL

Programme Description:
The course provides initial training, specialised knowledge and skills needed for graduates considering a career in English Language Teaching, those who wish to travel and work abroad and teachers looking for work during the summer months.

Entry requirements

A primary degree (min H2:2)


One year part-time.

Careers or further progression

Career opportunities:
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) provides work opportunities worldwide as well as within Irish and UK private language schools and many colleges/ universities. This course enables graduates to apply for positions in Ireland and abroad as Teachers of English as a Foreign Language.

Further enquiries

Dr Maria Gallo
Centre for Lifelong Learning
St. Angela's College
Lough Gill
T: +353 (0) 71 9135623

Subjects taught

Module Titles:
• Methodologies & Approaches in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
• Linguistics & Language Analysis
• Teaching Practice and Portfolio Development

Classroom based learning sessions in the form of lectures, discussions and microteaching will be held one Saturday per month (9am-5pm) throughout the academic year. All students must complete a minimum of 30 hours supervised teaching practice and schedules for this will vary and may take place in the evenings, daytime during the week or weekends.


To maximise the benefit of the programme to participants the intake is restricted to 12 students. Candidates are strongly advised to apply early.

Application date

Application process:

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