This programme combines practical training in English language teaching with the academic study of language and communication. It is intended to open up career opportunities in the teaching of English language in the private sector, both in Greece and overseas for which there is an ever-greater demand. In order to qualify for a teaching post in the state sector in the UK, it is necessary to take a Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE), after graduation. Credit is given on the PGCE programme to graduates of the BA (Hons) in English Language & English LanguageTeaching. At level one, students take three broadly-based 'core' courses, and two further courses chosen from a wide variety of other disciplines within the School. At level two, students follow a more specialised programme of study with three core courses and two further optional courses chosen from a wide variety of other disciplines within the School. At level three, students take three 'core' courses, and a further course chosen from a wide variety of other disciplines within the School.
The BA Hons in English Language Teaching is a 3-year full-time course, taught exclusively in the English language. Each course takes place throughout three terms (October – December, January – March and April to May) with two exam periods in May and August. All courses are delivered during the weekday mornings to accommodate the needs of working students in the English language teaching sector, it starts in October.