Teacher of English Language and Culture

The full-time degree programme is either 2 or 4 semesters (60 or 120 credits), depending on your previous qualifications.

Programme Structure

We offer a 2-semester full-time degree programme to those who are qualified English teachers for the upper primary classes and have been teaching for at least two years. The degree programme consists of 60 credits. Apart from a module in methodology, there are courses in language development, linguistics, literature, history and culture – taught with a view as to how these can be incorporated into teaching English. Students are also required to do a supervised teaching practice and have to submit a portfolio.

We have two types of 4-semester full-time degree programmes: the one with 100 English studies credits is for those who have teaching qualifications in any subject other than English, while the one with 90 English studies credits is for those who have teaching qualifications for the lower primary classes. The English module comprises courses in language development, linguistics, literature, history and culture – taught with a view as to how these can be incorporated into teaching English. The teacher training module includes courses in pedagogy, psychology and methodology. Students are also required to do a supervised teaching practice and have to submit a portfolio.

Duration of the programme: 1 year or 2 years depending on your previous qualifications (see above)

The programme starts in September.

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Admission Criteria and Application Process

Entry requirements:

  1. Relevant university degree (as specified in the description above),
  2. CEFR C1-level internationally accepted English language certificate
    Previous study in English of a minimum period of two years can be accepted as an English language exam certificate only from the following countries: United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, New Zealand
    The English language exam certificate is not required in the case of native speakers.
  3. Curriculum Vitae (CV),
  4. Motivation letter,
  5. Proof of teaching experience (at least 2 years) for those applying for the 2-semester programme.
  6. Application form. You can access the online application form by clicking here.
  7. Payment of the application fee (non-refundable cost): 50 EUR/programmepaid within 10 working days of the applicant’s filling in the application form.

Banking details:
Address of the Account Holder: H-1091 Budapest, Kálvin tér 9.
Name of Bank: ERSTE BANK
IBAN: HU54 1160 0006 0000 0000 1014 8552
Account No.: 11600006-00000000-10148552
Swift code: GIBAHUHB
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Please note that applications will be considered complete if and only if the university has received the application fee.

The entrance exam is a Microsoft Teams interview which aims at assessing the candidate’s knowledge of the target language, motivation and intercultural skills.

Fees and Scholarship Opportunities

I. Self-financing applicants

The application for the 2022/2023 academic year is now closed!

Tuition fee: 1200 EUR/ semester

Self-funding applicants shall submit their documentation via our Online Application Platform


II. Károli Christian Scholarship

The application for the 2022/2023 academic year is now closed!

Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary founded a scholarship to provide an opportunity for studying in Hungary for young Christian students from certain countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Call for Applications 2022/2023

Contact Information

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Address: Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Registrar’s Office
1088 Budapest Reviczky u. 4., Hungary

Telephone: +36 1 872 1743, +36 1 872 1744

 

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