Bangor University

Bangor University

Polisi a Chynllunio Ieithyddol (Language Policy and Planning)

This is a bilingual course (but may be followed entirely through the medium of English); the programme aims to address the needs of individuals, communities and institutions for a more sophisticated and theoretically informed understanding of language planning, including theoretical knowledge; the programme is designed to equip students with the necessary tools to implement successful systems of language planning in the workplace, community and family.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or above in a relevant subject and/or relevant professional experience with evidence of recent study; candidates will be interviewed. IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) required.

Course modules

Modules include: the research process or research methods in education; quantitative methods; language planning; dissertation; plus optional modules: aspects of bilingualism; work-based learning; history of the Welsh language; linguistic rights; diversity and human rights; public sector management; law and devolution in Wales and Europe; current issues in bilingualism.

Assessment methods

Coursework/written work, oral presentation, work based learning activity, dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MA Part-time - 48 months
PgCert Part-time - 48 months
PgDip Part-time - 48 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus Bangor (Wales) LL57 2DG Wales

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01248 383034