St Mary's University, Twickenham

St Mary's University, Twickenham

Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching

The course concentrates on the relationship between theory and language teaching practice; as such, the course starts with foundational aspects of language theory and language acquisition, which allow for subsequent reflection on more practical modules later in the course.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject and at least 3 years' experience in education; non-graduates with appropriate professional qualifications considered.

Course modules

The following modules are compulsory: language theory; language acquisition; research methods in applied linguistics; syllabus design and methodology in ELT. Optional modules: Structural description of English; sociolinguistics; evaluation and testing; teaching English to young learners; ELT practitioners: management and teacher development.

Sponsorship information

The British Council occasionally funds students from overseas.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MA Full-time £ 4,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
PgCert Full-time - 6 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St Mary's University, Twickenham Richmond upon Thames TW1 4SX South East

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
020 8240 4027