GTA-PHU 001 Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Program Director

Mr Sanjib Chakraborty

Mode of Study

Distance Learning

General Information

TEFL Academy, the parent body of Global Training Academy, is a member of The Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium and The International E-Learning Association (IELA).

Double Awards

Diploma in TESOL will be granted by the TEFL Academy and the MA degree will awarded by the Pebble Hills University.

Admission Requirement
  • Applicants must possess an appropriate Undergraduate University or College degree from a recognized institution
  • Applicants who do not hold a university or college degree, will be considered for admissions if they have professional certification / diploma AND minimum three years full-time appropriate work experience
Open Enrollment Policy

Students can enroll at anytime from anywhere. There is also flexibility in pacing the course. All of the courses are distance learning courses offered online through our eCampus. PHU online courses operate on an open enrollment policy; there are no enrollment deadlines. This means the distance learning course starts for you on the day your registration is accepted. Registrations are processed and accepted on most business days.

The completion of six core subjects leads to the award of the Diploma in TESOL awarded by Global Teaching Academy. It is accredited and globally acknowledged having associations with recognized and established institutions world-wide.


Core Courses offered by the Global Training Academy (18 credits)
GTA001 Introduction to TESOL 3 credits
GTA002 Teaching Grammar and Phonetics 3 credits
GTA003 Language Function and Strategies for Effective Lesson Planning 3 credits
GTA004 Classroom Management 3 credits
GTA005 Teaching Young Learners 3 credits
GTA006 Business English Teaching 3 credits
In addition to the above core subjects, the completion of 6 additional compulsory subjects with Pebble Hills University eCampus leads to the award of the MA TESOL
TES001 Language Assessment 3 credits
TES002 Discourse Analysis 3 credits
TES003 Curriculum and Materials Design 3 credits
TES004 Sociolinguistics 3 credits
TES005 Bilingualism 3 credits
TES006 Psycholinguistics 3 credits
Post Program Support

Once you have completed all your assignments and finished the course successfully, TEFL Academy assures you guidance and assistance to its best of abilities help you find a TEFL job. The assistance comes in the forms of services:

  • Modifying and preparing resume / CV.
  • Providing information on likely sources of EFL vacancies
  • Job guidance counselling
  • Helping with job search and application process
  • Useful tips to prepare for interviews
Graduation Requirement
  • Students require 36 credits to graduate; Average GPA of 3.0; Any outstanding financial obligations must be paid

If you have transferable credits from other tertiary educational institutions, these can count towards the requirements for most PHU qualifications. Maximum of 30 credits may be transferred.

Affordable Tuition Fees
  • USD180 per credit; Total: USD6480