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Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching

University of Nottingham

M.A.
12 months
Duration
19170 GBP/year
8010 GBP/year
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About

The Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching programme is offered at the University of Nottingham and combines theoretical and ideological dimensions with practical applications. 

Overview

The Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching programme offered at the University of Nottingham builds on the international reputation of the School of English at Nottingham as one of the foremost centres for English Language research in the world. The school's Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching programme provides a broad course of study in language and linguistics. You will work with several world figures while discovering your own position in applied linguistics.

The principle of language study established at the University of Nottingham combines theoretical and ideological dimensions with practical applications; particularly English Language Teaching (ELT). This course explores ELT from multiple perspectives, including Second Language Acquisition, motivation and individual learner differences, psycholinguistics, discourse analysis, and corpus linguistics.

Key facts

  • Masters students attend research events and are actively engaged in the research community of the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL). This MA is among the most popular postgraduate courses of its kind in the UK
  • The programme offers an excellent route towards pursuing a PhD
  • The Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching MA is also available as a web-based distance learning course

Careers and professional development

Postgraduate students move into an extraordinarily wide range of careers following their time in the school.

Conducting postgraduate work in the School of English fosters many vital skills and may give you a head start in the job market. Studying at this level allows you to develop qualities of self-discipline and self-motivation that are essential to employment in a wide range of different fields.

We will help you develop your ability to research and process a large amount of information quickly, and to present the results of your research in an articulate and effective way. A postgraduate degree from the School of English at the University of Nottingham shows potential employers that you are an intelligent, hard-working individual who is bright and flexible enough to undertake any form of specific career training.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Research Methods in Applied Linguistics: Quantitative and Qualitative Methods
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Language Teaching - Speaking and Listening
  • Group Dynamics and Motivation in the Language Classroom
  • English Vocabulary: Teaching and Learning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.1 (Upper 2nd class honours undergraduate degree or international equivalent) in English language/literature or a related arts or humanities subject

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19170 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19170 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8010 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8010 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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