Mario Moya

Dr Mario Moya

Senior Lecturer

Post-qualifying Degrees Cluster Leader, Department of Teacher Training and Education, Course Leader – Master of Arts in Education, Director of Studies and Doctoral Supervisor

Departments: Teacher Training, Early Childhood & Education , School of Education and Communities

Mario Moya is a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader at the School of Education and Communities, where he leads the Master in English Language Teaching (on-campus and by distance learning) and Master in Education. He is also Director of Studies and supervisor of doctoral research projects.

His research focuses on communities of practice in language education, linguistics and literacies, and academic literacies in university settings where English is used as a medium of instruction.


  • BA (Hons) English Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) with Qualified Teacher Status
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PgCAP)
  • MA in Education
  • MSc in Educational Psychology
  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

Areas Of Interest

  • Academic literacies (reading and writing in Higher Education)
  • Language and Cognition
  • Neurosciences and second language learning
  • English Language Teaching
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Teacher Training