Bangor University

Bangor University

Applied Linguistics for Teaching English as a Foreign Language

This course is designed for home or international students who wish to pursue a career in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) to non-native speakers of English. The course provides postgraduate-level training for students who wish to learn about the about the theoretical, practical, and teaching aspects of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), as well as providing competence and critical understanding of a wide range of aspects of the English language and English linguistics (sociolinguistic aspects of English, the grammar, sound system and semantics of English, the history of English, 1st and 2nd language acquisition, psycholinguistics as well as issues pertaining to English as an international language and bilingualism).

Entry requirements

2.1 undergraduate degree normally required in a relevant discipline and/or relevant professional experience. Applicants who do not speak English as their native language must pass the IELTS English test with a score of 6.5 in all components. Students who have an overall score of 5.5 on the IELTS can take a summer pre-sessional course in the University's English Language Centre for Overseas Students (ELCOS) prior to beginning their Master's.

Course modules

Part 1 modules: EFL theory; foundations of linguistics 1 and 2; teaching EFL; 2nd language acquisition; research methods in linguistics. Part 2: research dissertation of 20,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 12 months
MA Part-time - 24 months

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Contact: 
College of Arts and Humanities
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01248 382287