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Applied Linguistics

Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick

M.A. On Campus Online Blended
18 months
Duration
12825 EUR/year
6425 EUR/year
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About

The Master's in Applied Linguistics at Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick provides a broad-based course of study in language description (language systems: grammar, lexis and phonology), theories of Applied Linguistics, theories of Second Language Acquisition, frameworks for the study of discourse, sociolinguistics, as well as specialist research skills.

Overview

The aims of the MA in Applied Linguistics at Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick are to:

  • Enhance the professional knowledge of Language Teachers and language professionals by focusing on the core features of language (grammar, lexis and phonology)
  • Develop participants’ ability to utilise theoretical frameworks for the analysis of discourse to enhance their ability to address specific language-related real-world problems concerning the learning, use, teaching and assessment of language
  • Provide a broad understanding of the key issues and debates in language teaching and learning
  • Develop specialist skills in the empirical analysis of language in context using corpus linguistics

Student Profile & Perspective

The MAAL is aimed primarily at Language Teachers and other language professionals. To offer the optimum flexibility, the course is offered in three possible delivery formats: face-to-face on campus, fully online or blended (a combination of face-to-face and online delivery).

These options:

  • Allow you the flexibility to continue working  throughout the course
  • Allow you to integrate professional development into your professional working context
  • Allow you the flexibility to study at a time and place that best suits you
  • Provide a solution to travel and Visa issues
The programme can also create a structured pathway to further research at doctoral level, which is essential for a career in teaching and researching at third level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core Features of Language: Grammar, Vocabulary and Phonology
  • Research Methods in Applied Linguistics 
  • Academic Writing: Lexicogrammar and Discourse
  • Second Language Acquisition 
  • Classroom and Learner Discourse

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

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.
Lower 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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2.2 honours primary degree, plus two years’ experience in Language Teaching, publishing or translation, or related fields.
  • Relevant prior experience in Language Teaching, publishing or translation, or related fields considered on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12825 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12825 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6425 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6425 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.

Part Time Completion in 2 years (Students taking an extra year to complete pay €775 in the final year:

  • EU/EEA - 4,425 EUR per year.
  • NON-EU - 8,825 EUR per year.

Funding

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