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Applied Linguistics and TESOL, M.A.

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  • 13 months
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University rank #301 (WUR) Cambridge, United Kingdom| Online
The Applied Linguistics and TESOL course at Anglia Ruskin University  will improve your theoretical understanding of language learning and help you to develop your teaching skills. Learn the latest linguistics theories and apply them to your classroom practice. Advance your career in language teaching, or even take it international.

Overview

During the Applied Linguistics and TESOL course at Anglia Ruskin University, you will explore the latest theories in topics such as second language acquisition and social discourse, as well as learning different methods of analysis with which to assess to their value to your own language teaching.

You will also learn to conduct your own research, compiling and analysing qualitative and quantitative data and developing your critical-evaluative skills. These skills will be put to use on your own research project at the end of the course, as well as in your future career.

Our optional modules will also allow you to explore your own interests, with topics including course design and classroom practice, as well as 'Impacts of Migration' and 'Language, Identity and Policy', which will help prepare you for a teaching career in Europe or further afield.

Careers

Our MA Applied Linguistics and TESOL will help you prepare for many language-learning and teaching-related professions, such as teaching English and other languages (in the UK and abroad), and developing courses, tests, materials or language policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Discourse in Society
  • Research Methods in Applied Linguistics
  • Materials and Course Design
  • Classroom Theory and Practice
  • Impacts of Migration
  • Language, Identity and Policy
  • Selection and Evaluation of Instructional Materials
  • The Process of Materials Writing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • It can take up to four weeks to consider applications, so we recommend you apply at least a month before your preferred start date.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 13 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 16 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A good honours degree (or equivalent), normally in a related subject. Applicants with professional experience are also encouraged to apply.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13100 GBP per year and a duration of 13 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 GBP per year and a duration of 13 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Distance learning: £6,700 / year
  • UK & EU students (per year, part-time) : £3,750
  • International students (per year, part-time) : £6,550

Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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