University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Linguistics and English Language Teaching

The course emphasises a theoretical understanding of what language is, and how that might improve language teaching; students study syntax, phonology, pragmatics as well as language teaching methodology and applying methodology; students can choose from a range of options like computer assisted lexicography, 2nd language acquisition and psycholinguistics.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject such as linguistics, languages, English, education, psychology, sociology, speech therapy; A personal statement that gives the reasons for studying linguistics and English language teaching at Leeds; IELTS overall score of at least 6.5 (with not less than 6.0 in each component).

Course modules

Semester 1: Approaches to linguistics and language acquisition; foundations of syntax; foundations of phonetics and phonology; academic skills in linguistics. Semester 2: Methodology in language teaching; language teaching in practice; research methods in linguistics; option choice. Summer: Dissertation.

Assessment methods

These include examinations, coursework, and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

University and school scholarships.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Languages, Cultures and Societies
Telephone number: 
01133433234