University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Applied Linguistics

The course provides an opportunity to investigate English language in applied contexts; students are introduced to the key ideas in linguistics and trained in research techniques; they then go on to choose from a wide range of optional modules, covering the areas of text and discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, vocabulary and teaching, the study of spoken and written language, as well as related options in world Englishes, literary linguistics, language and culture; students complete the course with a supervised dissertation.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent); relevant linguistic and/or literary studies. Transcripts are required. IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Modules include: descriptive linguistic analysis; teaching language and literature 1; teaching language and literature 2; world Englishes 1; discourse analysis 1; discourse analysis 2; vocabulary: teaching and learning; intercultural communication; language and gender 1; language and gender 2; syllabus design and methodology 1; syllabus design and methodology 2; text, talk and corpus analysis; research methods in applied linguistics; psycholinguistics 1; psycholinguistics 2; grammar in the classroom; investigating health communication.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,140 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 15,140 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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