Coventry University

Coventry University

English Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics

This programme provides professional development for English language teachers, and focuses on the theory and practice of teaching the English language in a variety of contexts, drawing on innovative research carried out by members of the School of Humanities, which includes work on Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL), corpus linguistics, academic English and telecollaboration.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a good Honours degree (2.2 or above). Applicants who are not native speakers of English need to have a proficiency level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6 in writing); or Cambridge Proficiency Grade C or above; Certificate of Advanced English Grade A or B or CEFR B2/C1. Applicants with degrees other than English can also apply.

Course modules

Mandatory modules: theories, approaches and methods of language learning and teaching; developing language teaching materials; analysing written and spoken discourse; grammar and phonology for the English language teacher; teaching English in higher education; computer assisted language learning: theory and practice; dissertation in ELT/applied linguistics. Optional modules (choose 3): business English; sociolinguistics and English language teaching; teaching English through literature; corpus analysis and pedagogy; English for academic purposes course design and language testing; understanding academic English.

Assessment methods

The assessment on the programme is varied and includes essays, reports, presentations, digital learning object design, microteaching and seen in-class tests. The course also offers extra-curricular activities, such as participation in lectures and workshops with renowned visiting applied linguists and education experts.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,378 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,378 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,689 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,378 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,378 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,378 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,378 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,378 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 10,689 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,378 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,378 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,378 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Coventry University Coventry CV1 5FB West Midlands

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Key information

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Postgraduate Overseas and European Student Enquiries
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024 7615 2152