Is a distance TESOL MA recognized/worth doing?

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Is a distance TESOL MA recognized/worth doing?

Unread post by Acuyo89 » 06 Oct 2014, 19:16

Hi there,

I'm already teaching for a language school out in the Gulf, but I'm considering investing time/money in a distance MA in order to be able to teach for a University (I already have DELTA).

Does anybody know if Universities in the Gulf recognize DISTANCE or ONLINE MAs?

If so, can anyone recommend any good ones? I heard that the one from Nottingham University is good, but takes nearly 3 years to complete, whereas the one from Sunderland Uni only takes 15 months. Is there a huge difference?

Thanks in advance,

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Re: Is a distance TESOL MA recognized/worth doing?

Unread post by Susan » 07 Oct 2014, 19:25

I've also heard that Reading University do a good MA programme.

I don't know what is recognised in the Gulf.

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Re: Is a distance TESOL MA recognized/worth doing?

Unread post by Acuyo89 » 08 Oct 2014, 16:51

Thanks for the tip Susan. Appreciated.

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Re: Is a distance TESOL MA recognized/worth doing?

Unread post by serendip » 13 Feb 2015, 11:34

Most recruiters in the Gulf don't recognize online scholarship. Which makes one wonder about offers that throw in an online masters to draw recruits in...

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