Master's Degree in English Language Teaching
Department of Humanities and FCSH

Applications for 2019-2020 should be made to FCSH

» Study Plan

Degree: Master (Mestrado)

Entry Requirements:

To enroll in the MA program in English Language Teaching, candidates must comply with national legislation, the institutional requirements of UNL and Universidade Aberta, and meet at least one of the following conditions:

a) Hold an undergraduate degree or legal equivalent, with a concentration in English;
b) Hold an undergraduate degree and present a CV displaying particular scientific or educational aptitude for study of the course in question, as recognized by the Scientific Council of Universidade Aberta or FCSH/UNL;
c) Present a CV displaying particular scientific or educational aptitude for study of the course in question, as recognized by the Scientific Council of Universidade Aberta or FCSH-UNL.

Another pre-requisite for admission to the MA program is at least two years of teaching experience at the basic or secondary levels and demonstration of competence in English at the C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).



Language of Instruction: English.

Teaching Mode: E-learning.

Goals / Employment:


Acess to Further Studies: Completion of the Master’s degree allows the holder to apply for the cycle of studies which leads to a Doctorate Degree. For the specific access requirements for doctoral programs, including the Doctorate in Language Teaching – Multilingualism and Education for Global Citizenship, consult the degree listings on the UAb and FCSH/NOVA webpages.


Degree Coordination:
Jeffrey Scott Childs (Coordinator)
Carlos Ceia (Vice-Coordinator)

Curricular Structure and Credits:

For more information consult:   

mdl_dh@uab.pt.