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Second Language Acquisition

University of Macau

24 months
Duration
7924 EUR/year
3803 EUR/year
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About

Second Language Acquisition from University of Macau introduces you to the study of theories and methods of language teaching, learning and assessment.

Overview

Second Language Acquisition from University of Macau provides us with an understanding of how children and adults learn a second language and high quality professional development in 3 specializations: Teaching Chinese, Portuguese or English as a second language.

Careers

  • Teaching Chinese, Portuguese or English as a Second Language
  • Advanced career prospects for Macau teachers in schools, educational institutions and government
  • Further studies in Ph.D. programmes to conduct research in applied linguistics
  • Working in the areas of linguistics, language assessment and research methods
  • Other related areas include writing and publishing educational materials, delivering online education and educational administration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comparative Chinese – English Structure
  • First Language Acquisition
  • Syntax -The Structure of English
  • World Englishes
  • Bilingualism
  • Cognitive Linguistics
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • The Process of Language Acquisition
  • Curriculum Planning and Materials Evaluation for Portuguese as a Foreign Language
  • Developing Reading Skills in Portuguese as a Foreign Language

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Portuguese or Chinese, or a related subject from a recognized university.
  • Applicants should have achieved the equivalent of an overall result of Grade C+ or better in the Bachelor’s degree studies.The equivalent means 2.3 on the 4.0 GPA scale, 14 on the 20-point scale or 70 out of 100.
  • Proof of English Proficiency - Obtained a Level 6 of the College English Test (CET) score of 430 or; Obtained a TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based examination)/ 80 (Internet-based examination) or; An IELTS overall score of 6.0 or above with no sub-score lower than 5.5 or; Passed the Level 4 or Level 8 of the Test for English Majors (TEM).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7924 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15849 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    3803 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7607 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Macao Students - 72,000 MOP
  • Non-Macao Students - 150,000 MOP

Living costs for Macao

7725 - 11167 MOP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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