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Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching

Nottingham University Business School

M.A.
12 months
Duration
17910 GBP/year
7290 GBP/year
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About

This MA combines theoretical and ideological dimensions with practical applications.

Overview

This MA course 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 School of English was ranked 7th in the UK for English in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
  • 7th in Britain for English in The Complete University Guide 2017
  • 45th in the QS World University 2018 rankings for English Language and Literature
  • 9th in the UK for 'research power' (REF 2014)
  • 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
  • For details of ESRC, and other sources of funding, visit the school's website
  • Hear from current students in our School of English masters student videos

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

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

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).
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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

    17910 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17910 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7290 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7290 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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