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Applied Linguistics

University of Liverpool

12 months
Duration
19000 GBP/year
8700 GBP/year
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About

This Applied Linguistics programme from University of Liverpool is designed for teachers, teacher trainers and materials writers, researchers and administrators in the field of Foreign Language Teaching (particularly English as a Foreign Language).

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Overview

More particularly, the Applied Linguistics programme from University of Liverpool aims to:

  • Increase your awareness and knowledge of relevant areas of applied linguistics research and theory
  • Help you to apply relevant applied linguistics research and theory to the practicalities of language teaching
  • Assist you in developing a deeper understanding of language, current classroom methodology, second language acquisition and how they relate to teaching in general and specific areas such as materials design
  • Increase your awareness and knowledge of the latest approaches to language analysis, and of their potential for application to language teaching.

Normally you’ll need a first degree and relevant professional experience (a minimum of one year full time) before applying for this programme.

Career prospects

The independence of study, clarity of expression and management of time demanded by all our taught programmes equip the successful graduate with the skills and knowledge base required for further academic study and research in English and other areas.

However, many graduates choose to enter careers such as teaching, publishing and journalism, or to work in the business sector, often in human resources, administration, marketing or sales.

Successful alumni have gone on to teach English at elementary, secondary and tertiary levels in schools around the globe. A significant number of MA graduates have also continued their studies to PhD level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Discourse Analysis
  • Methods of English Language Teaching 
  • Second Language Acquisition 
  • Research Skills 
  • Lexis and Vocabulary Teaching 
  • Applied Linguistics Dissertation 
  • Testing and Assessment of Language Performance 
  • Functional Grammar 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no strict application deadlines but applicants are encouraged to apply in good time, particularly if they require visas or have special requirements.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have a UK 2:1 first degree, usually in English, Linguistics or Education, but candidates who have studied other subjects may be considered.
  • A minimum of 12 months teaching experience is required for this programme. If applicants do not have teaching experience they should apply for the MA in TESOL.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8700 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /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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