Aston University

Aston University

Applied Linguistics

This innovative distance learning research degree programme in the area of Applied Linguistics builds upon our extensive experience in providing distance learning PhD programmes. This programme aims to - deepen your knowledge of key issues at the forefront of the interdisciplinary field of applied linguistics; - enhance your knowledge of a range of research traditions, methods and techniques relevant to your academic and professional development; - enable you to design and implement a research project that makes an original contribution to the field of applied linguistics in terms of new knowledge, applications or understanding; - encourage and promote learning, personal development and self-awareness; - develop the capacity for reflective, critical and independent thought and action in relation to your studies.

Assessment methods

All students must submit a qualifying report before the end of their 2nd year in order to be admitted to the award of either MPhil or PhD. Students who successfully complete the qualifying report then study academic preparation and complete a 60,000 word thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Distance learning April 2018 - 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Distance learning October 2018 - 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Distance learning April 2018 - 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Distance learning October 2018 - 4 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Aston Campus Birmingham B4 7ET West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
LSS Research Manager
Telephone number: 
01212043972