DELTA Module Three

IH Cairo is The Only Provider For DELTA Module 3 in Egypt

Option 1: Extending Practice and ELT Specialism
Option 2: English Language Teaching Management

Option One

Extending Practice and ELT Specialism

Option Two

English Language Teaching Management

Option 1:
Extending Practice and ELT Specialism

Candidates will carry out an independent investigation, leading to the design of a course programme.

Module Three Content

Option 2:
English Teaching Management

Candidates will carry out an independent situation analysis, leading to the design of a change proposal looking at an area of management.

Module Three Overall Aims

Module Three aims to develop candidates’ knowledge of and competence in:

To achieve these aims, candidates need to

research selected language/skills areas and focus on problems and solutions for learners

apply their knowledge and understanding of factors affecting learning and teaching to their practice

plan, teach and evaluate lessons which meet the needs of specific groups of learners and individuals within the groups

set a range of resources and materials, and teaching and learning strategies which are appropriate to learner needs and context

constructively evaluate their own teaching and engage in Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Module 3 Assessment

The module is assessed by means of a 4,000-4,500 word Extended Assignment in which candidates carry out an independent investigation leading to the design of a course programme related to their chosen specialist area.
  • Business English (BE)
  • Teaching young learners/young adults (specified age group required with 5-year range e.g. 8–13, 14–19) (YL)
  • English for Special Purposes (ESP)
  • Teaching monolingual classes (MON)
  • Teaching multilingual classes (MUL)
  • Language support (e.g. on mainstream teaching programmes, specialist skills suppot)
  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
  • Teaching examination classes (EX)
  • Teaching one-to-one (1to1)
  • ESOL learners with literacy needs (ESOL)
  • CLIL/Embedded ESOL (teaching English through subject/work-based learning) (CLIL)
  • Language development for teachers (LDT)
  • Teaching in an English-speaking environment (ESE)
  • Teaching in a non-English-speaking environment. (NESE)
  • Teaching learners online/through distance/blended learning (DL)
  • Teaching English to learners with special requirements e.g. visual/hearing impairment, dyslexia, ASD (SR)

The Module Three Extended Assignment is assessed with reference to a detailed mark scheme which allocates marks for each of five assessment categories, each of which is divided into three sub-categories. The total number of marks available is 140.

Grasp of topic – maximum 35 marks

  • Review of the relevant literature in the topic area.
  • Understanding of key issues in the topic area.
  • Application of knowledge to practice and identification of key issues.

Needs analysis and commentary – maximum 28 marks

  • Key principles of needs analysis and diagnostic testing.
  • Analysis of the diagnostic test and identification of learner needs.
  • Discussion and justification of priorities supported by the needs analysis.

Course proposal – maximum 35 marks

  • Key principles of syllabus and course design.
  • Justification of learning aims, teaching approach and the course in terms of learner needs.
  • Design of the course.

Assessment – maximum 28 marks

  • Key principles of different types of assessment.
  • Justification of assessment procedures in terms of course design and learner needs.
  • Application of assessment procedures.
    Presentation and organisation – maximum 14 marks.
  • Academic writing, language and referencing.
  • Presentation, coherence and organisation.
  • Clarity of argument and quality of ideas.

Course Info

Applicants for the course must complete
An Application Form and a pre interview task and send it to

We will then set up an interview, preferably face-to-face. If you are a long way away from Cairo we will ask you to Skype with us at a pre-arranged time.

To ensure your place once you have been accepted we recommend that the full fee is paid at least FOUR weeks before the course begins, especially if you want to take your DELTA course in the summer.

DELTA Module Three Fees: £520 including Cambridge Fees

DELTA Module 3 ELTM Fees:  £620 including Cambridge Fees

Advance Further with Delta Modules Two and Three – Limited Time Deal!
Progress seamlessly with our combined Delta Modules Two and Three course. Select the payment method you prefer:

£2,250 GBP
$2,860 USD

All candidates have the freedom to choose their preferred payment currency, ensuring a smooth and tailored experience.

You can pay your deposit and full fees as follows:

  • Cash Payment at International House Cairo.
  • Credit or Debit Card in either GBP/USD/EGP at International House Cairo.

In the case of cancellation four weeks or more before the course starting date, 20% of our total fee will be retained. With less than two weeks’ notice, 50% of our total fee will be retained. If cancellation occurs in the final ten days before the starting date our total fee will be retained.

However, in certain exceptional circumstances we will consider transferring the fees to another course.

In the event of a course being cancelled all fees will be refunded.

NOTE Once the course has started, there is no possible refund. For this reason, you might consider taking out an insurance policy in order to be covered in case anything happen and you needed to leave the course.

If the course is delayed or prevented by Force Majeure, then IH Cairo shall NOT be liable for a refund.

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