University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Research in Second Language Education

This course is primarily aimed at applicants with an interest and background in foreign or second language in the UK and abroad; applicants normally have BA degrees in a foreign language (including English), literature, or in language education, and an interest in some aspect of applied linguistics; in addition to the course fee (university composition fee) students may have to pay a college fee.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd class Honours degree in a relevant subject; American Bachelor degree, GPA 3.5-4.00; those whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0; interview.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to language learning theories and L2 pedagogies; designing L2 studies and analysing L2 data.

Sponsorship information

Some ESRC studentships may be available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 4,625 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time £ 13,035 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

Key information

Telephone number: 
01223 760606