Bilingualism, M.A. | Bangor University | Bangor, United Kingdom
12 months
17000 GBP/year
8250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MA Bilingualism course from Bangor University and its coursework, training, independent study and dissertation component provides students with the necessary theoretical, analytical and methodological tools and skills to undertake advanced research in an area of bilingualism or multilingualism.

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The MA in Bilingualism course offered by Bangor University provides a comprehensive, varied and flexible programme of training in multi-disciplinary topics associated with the study of bilingualism, including issues relating to language, education, and cognition.

We are an accessible, friendly department whose staff who are passionate about passing on their expertise and subject knowledge and committed to delivering the highest quality learning experience for our students. Our research informs our teaching provision at all levels, with our students benefitting from enthusiastic staff at the cutting-edge of academic enquiry and developments. Our staff is committed to providing an excellent student experience with strong personalized student support throughout the duration of your MA in Bilingualism studies.


Bangor’s MA in Bilingualism will give you a detailed understanding of issues related to bilingualism and multilingualism and the ability to conduct research in these areas. Students also gain key intellectual skills such as examining and evaluating theories and empirically based models and hypothesis. When combined with a range of transferable skills such as computer literacy, working with data, information retrieval, critical analysis and problem solving.Graduates find career opportunities in communications, teaching, speech and language therapy, publishing, research, and the transferable skills acquired through this programme are beneficial in a range of other careers, including advertising, journalism, consulting etc. After successful completion of the MA in Bilingualism, you may also decide to pursue an academic career, by applying for a place on the PhD in Bilingualism.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Methods in Lang & Bilingualism 
  • Linguistics Research Methods 
  • Dissertation
  • Language and Communication
  • Historical Linguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Language Change
  • Language Contact & Bilingualism
  • Child Language Acquisition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The University will accept applications throughout the year, but we would advise you to send in your application form by the end of June.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2.ii undergraduate degree or equivalent in a relevant subject (e.g. Linguistics, Modern Languages, Translation, Psychology, English Language/Literature, English Education/English Language education).
  • Applications from working professionals with non-graduate qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. Please contact us for more information.
  • For students whose first language is not English an IELTS score of at least 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bangor

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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