MA Applied Linguistics and TESOL
Mode: Campus-based, Full-time and Part-time*
Entry Requirements: A Degree, grade 2.2 or above or equivalent.
Two years full-time classroom experience of language teaching
Fees: £5,010 (UK/EU)
Course Start Date: September 2013
Length of Course: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time*
The MA Applied Linguistics and TESOL is aimed at graduate teachers with at least two years' English Language Teaching experience who want to further their academic and professional development.
We are one of the most established providers of MA Applied Linguistics and TESOL in the UK. On this course you will join teachers from all over the world. You will also benefit from our active involvement in research in different areas of Applied Linguistics and TESOL.
* Please note that part-time students will be required to attend teaching sessions during the week, most of which will be scheduled between 10.00am and 5.00pm.
MA Applied Linguistics and TESOL will provide students with:
- a critical understanding of key issues and debates in many areas of applied linguistics and of how these relate to English Language Teaching.
- a body of knowledge that will enhance your ability to undertake language teaching at a range of levels and cultural and institutional contexts.
- the ability to reflect, analyse and critically evaluate language teaching and learning concepts and theories, and will understand and examine the assumptions underlying different classroom practices.
- the skills to undertake effective practitioner research in your specific area of interest.
Term 1 and Term 2
Language, Discourse and Society (30 credits)
Description of English (30 credits)
Second Language Teaching and Learning (30 credits)
Option 1 (15 credits)
Dissertation (60 credits)
Option 2 (15 credits)
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30 credit modules are generally assessed by written assignments totalling 6,000 words. Description of English is assessed by a combination of examination and presentations and some 15 credit Options have alternative forms of assessment. The dissertation is between 15, 000 - 20, 000 words in length.
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