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MAAPPLIED LINGUISTICS

Tuition fee £15,650 per programme
More information

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Overview

Our MA Applied Linguistics course is an ideal option for graduates who wish to develop a career in the language-related industries including publishing, media, teaching and translation.

It provides up-to-date and critical knowledge of applied linguistics taught by top scholars in the field thorough training in established and cutting-edge research methodologies.

This course connects theory with practice in real-world settings and offers flexibility and variety through a wide choice of optional modules to suit individual needs and academic interests.

Our specialist areas of research include discourse analysis, professional communication, sociolinguistics, phonetics and phonology, corpus linguistics, testing and assessment; second language acquisition, intercultural communication, multilingualism, language teaching and creativity, language curriculum design, EFL teacher training, child language development, language and migration, and world Englishes.

Programme structure

Highlighted modules:

Second Language Learning Principles
Sociolinguistics
Approaches to Discourse Analysis
English in the World
Language & Migration
Compulsory modules:

Second Language Learning Principles
Foundations of Language Study
Academic Practices in Applied Linguistics
Research Design Methods
Sociolinguistics
Dissertation
Optional modules:

Approaches to Discourse Analysis
Corpus-based Approaches to Language Description
The Teaching and Learning of Vocabulary
English in the World
Language Testing Principles
Language Curriculum Design
Teaching Young Learners
Issues in Bilingualism
Information Technology for Language Teaching
Language and Migration

Career opportunities

Graduates from this course enter the following careers worldwide: university research, teaching and leadership at all sectors; testing and assessment; directing, managing and teaching roles within language teaching institutions worldwide including state (governmental) and private sectors; publishing and marketing; public relations; translation and interpreting.

Apply now! Commence year 2019
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019
Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Commence year 2019
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019
Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States