University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Applied Linguistics

The programme aims to: increase awareness and knowledge of relevant areas of applied linguistics research and theory; help students to apply relevant applied linguistics research and theory to the practicalities of language teaching; assist students in developing a deeper understanding of current classroom methodology, as well as of current developments in testing, in course design and in materials development; increase awareness and knowledge of the latest approaches to language analysis, and of their potential for application to language teaching.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in English, Linguistics or Education or a similar subject is required. Teachers with more than 1 year relevant experience can apply. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted include GCSE English; GCE O level English. IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component). TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.

Course modules

Core modules: introduction to discourse analysis; methods of English language teaching; testing and assessment of language performance; principles of course and materials design; research skills; applied linguistics dissertation. Optional modules: reading and writing; functional grammar; psychology and language learning; speaking and listening; lexis and vocabulary teaching.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,700 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,700 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,000 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,700 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,700 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,700 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

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