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Social Research and Applied Linguistics

Birkbeck, University of London

12 months
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About

This Social Research and Applied Linguistics is an interdisciplinary social science training programme at Birkbeck, University of London designed to prepare you for further research in the workplace or for MPhil/PhD study.

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Overview

The Social Research and Applied Linguistics programme at Birkbeck, University of London covers ontology, epistemology, quantitative and qualitative techniques, and advanced methods masterclasses alongside substantive courses in the area of applied linguistics. You will also carry out an independent dissertation, putting into practice the methods and theoretical concepts you have been taught.

The programme provides a particularly strong environment for theoretically informed, interdisciplinary and socially engaged research.

Highlights 

  • Rigorous training in a range of contemporary social research methods, including quantitative and qualitative methods.
  • Focuses on research design, addressing critical issues in social research.
  • Interdisciplinary, theoretically informed and creative approach to research, forming an excellent foundation for doctoral progression.
  • In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Politics at Birkbeck was ranked 17th in the UK.
  • Applied linguistics has been taught at Birkbeck since 1965 - making this one of the oldest departments in the world. 

Careers and Employability

Graduates go into research roles in government departments, think tanks, NGOs, the Civil Service and political parties. Possible professions include social researcher, government social researcher, or human resources officer. This degree may also be useful in becoming a higher education lecturer or politician’s assistant. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intermediate Quantitative Social Research
  • Qualitative Social Research
  • Bilingualism
  • Identity in Applied Linguistics Research
  • Language Teaching and Learning in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts
  • Language, Culture and Communication

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our standard postgraduate entry requirement is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification.
  • We will review every postgraduate application to Birkbeck on its individual merits and your professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively. We actively support and encourage applications from mature learners.

Tuition Fee

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    16020 GBP/year
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    8820 GBP/year
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Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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