By 2020, the British Council predicts that more than 2 billion people will speak or learn English. As English has become the universal language of the world, the demand for English teachers continues to grow. St. Mary’s IMTE course prepares graduates for an international career in teaching English as an additional language. IMTE provides you with a master's degree in English as an international language teacher and prepares various Cambridge Assessment English certificates, part of the world-renowned Cambridge University in the UK.
There is a growing need for non-native English speakers worldwide to prepare for the profession of teaching English as an additional language. IMTE is a course based on professional courses to prepare for a career in teaching English abroad. Course assignments are balanced with a significant proportion of classroom experience. This title is mainly for international students who plan to teach English abroad.
This plan combines the basic concepts of foreign language teaching with the practical dimension of English teaching and learning through experience. IMTE is designed to be completed in four semesters or sixteen months.
Key Benefits of the IMTE
IMTE is designed for international students. Canadian citizens are not eligible for admission into this graduate program.
The minimum requirements for entry into the program are:
Enrolment is limited. Preference will be given to candidates who exceed the above minimums. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.
The application deadline is April 1.
Students applying for Graduate Studies at Saint Mary’s University must submit:
This program is not available for Canadian applicants.
The English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements for International Masters in Teaching English in Canada: are:
|You will earn C$16,064.00/year by working (20h/week * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 12.55/h) + (40h/week * 4 weeks * 4 months * CAD 12.55/h) at minimum wage of C$12.55/hour.|
|This is just an estimate. You don't have any work hour limit. You will earn C$16,064.00/year by working (20h/week * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 12.55/h) + (40h/week * 4 weeks * 4 months * CAD 12.55/h) at minimum wage of C$12.55/hour.|
Upon applying to the IMTE program, you are automatically considered for an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 CAD to $2,500 CAD, awarded to exceptional candidates. Email IMTE@smu.ca
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