English for Specific/Academic Purposes

Module code: ED7012

This module aims to explore the key areas of English for Specific/Academic Purposes (ESP) and examine their applications to specific learning contexts, and to consider the development and status of ESP, and its sub areas, within the teaching of English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).


  • 14 hours of seminars
  • 2 hours of tutorials
  • 134 hours of guided independent study


  • Assignment, 3,000 words (100%)


With the prior agreement of the module leader(s) the assessment for two option modules may be combined in a single submission of 6,000 words.