Applied Linguistics Research
A 2.1 Honours degree and a Master's degree in subjects related to: Languages; linguistics; education. Acceptance onto a 1+3 Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded PhD programme. This is only available to EU citizens. Applicants whose 1st language is not English will need IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub sections), or equivalent.
Compulsory modules include: Information skills; an introduction to the nature of explanation and enquiry; qualitative methodology in the arts, humanities and social sciences; introduction to quantitative methods; dissertation. Optional modules include: Research methods in applied linguistics; computer assisted language learning; English language teaching methods; language learning; thinking skills in English language teaching; language awareness; TESOL for young learners; the social psychology of communication; sociolinguistics; international business talk and interaction; professional communication; language and cross-cultural communication; English in the world; global and cross cultural issues surrounding English as a lingua franca; culture, intercultularity and identity; neurocognition of language development; generative syntax; topics in semantics and pragmatics; the sociolinguistics of language and society. Modules might change at year of entry.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||-||12 months|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Campus||Newcastle upon Tyne||NE1 7RU||North East|