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MAApplied Linguistics with TESOL

Tuition fee £16,000 per year
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Expenses, accommodation, working etc. 


This course delivers advanced training in the theory and techniques of applied linguistics with an emphasis on second language acquisition. We also have expertise in related disciplines including sociolinguistics, critical discourse analysis and corpus linguistics.

You’ll spend about eight hours a week in lectures, seminars and workshops. And there are chances to take part in classroom-based research projects in the UK and overseas.

You’ll be assessed, depending on the module, on essay assignments and classroom coursework tasks.

You’ll write your dissertation (MA only) over the summer. If you don’t complete the dissertation, you’ll be awarded a diploma.

Programme structure

Core modules

Introduction to Language and Linguistics
English Grammar
Language Teaching Methodology
Second Language Acquisition
Research Methods
Dissertation (MA only)

Optional modules

Development and Evaluation of Language Teaching Materials
English for Specific Purposes
Theory and Practice of Language Teaching
Intercultural Communication
Current Topics in ESP
Current Issues in Second Language Acquisition
Language Testing
Researching Writing in TESOL
Discourse and Genre Analysis
Corpus Linguistics
World Englishes
Teaching Practice (English Language Teaching Centre)

Not all of these options are available each year.


Lectures, seminars, workshops and scheduled group study (approximately 10 hours a week)
Chances to participate in classroom-based teaching practice and observation


Essay assignments
Classroom coursework tasks
The dissertation (MA only) is written over the summer – if you don’t complete the dissertation, you’ll be awarded a diploma

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States