Studyportals

Applied Linguistics

Hellenic American College

M.A.
12 months
Duration
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

As a student in the Applied Linguistics programme of the Hellenic American College, you will explore the relationship between language, culture and society to solve real-world problems in language teaching, language testing and intercultural communication. Students may do the entire MAAL-TESOL online. 

Overview

Strengths of the MAAL Program

The Applied Linguistics program of the Hellenic American College is a two-year, part-time program that draws upon current research in linguistics, psychology, sociology, ethnography, and education. As a student, you will experience the movement from theory-to-practice and practice-to-theory, preparing yourselves to become life-long learners and reflective professionals in language education and intercultural communication. Program strengths include the following:

  • A practicum in a real classroom setting to develop advanced teaching skills.
  • Opportunity to earn European-recognized certification as a teacher of English as a Foreign Language.
  • A program that prepares you equally well for professional development and for doctoral studies.
  • Courses that develop skills in using technology for language teaching in the classroom and online.
  • Courses to analyze language in the real world and classroom settings.
  • Courses that develop skills for research projects in linguistics and language education.
  • Option to earn the International Tutor Training Program certification as a writing tutor from the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).
  • Faculty mentoring and personal support for your academic and professional development.
  • Option to earn professional certification in the teaching of English as a Foreign Language. The English Teaching Competency Test (ETECT) awards certificates accredited by the Hellenic Accreditation System (). This is the first such certificate accredited by in Greece.
  • Career counseling and opportunities for networking through the Career Development Office during and after your studies.

Career Paths

You will develop essential skills to assume key positions as: specialized language teachers, teacher trainers, curriculum and material developers, language consultants and publishers, directors of studies and language researchers. You will also be prepared to pursue PhD studies in Language and Communication or related fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Applied Linguistics and Language Education
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Understanding Research in Applied Linguistics
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Teaching Reading and Writing in English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus, Online

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
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

  • MAAL Application Form
  • Official Transcripts
  • Recommendation letters from two individuals who can provide information about your academic and professional abilities and attest to your capacity for graduate study. Each referee should complete a recommendation form, seal it in an envelope, and sign his or her name across the envelope seal.
  • A current résumé.
  • Evidence of English Language Proficiency: If English is not your native language you are requested to submit evidence of English language proficiency.
  • A copy of your passport or I.D. card and two passport size photographs.
  • A non- refundable application fee of $70.

Tuition Fee

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.

Our partners

Applied Linguistics
-
Hellenic American College

Wishlist