Professional Enquiry

Module code: EN7307

The Professional Enquiry Dissertation allows less experienced students to investigate practical TESOL projects with a view to developing practical evaluation and practitioner research skills that can be applied in early-career posts. In addition to producing a substantial written report, students are expected to present their research plans in the form of a poster presentation at a dedicated Professional Enquiry mini-conference.


  • 20 hours of seminars
  • 1 hour of tutorial time
  • 5 hours of project supervision
  • 20 hours of fieldwork
  • 554 hours of guided independent study


  • Written report of 13,000 words, poster, and written commentary on poster of 1,000 words (100%)