University of Reading

University of Reading

Applied Linguistics

Study a subject with global relevance at a Department known as a centre of excellence in TESOL and Applied Linguistics worldwide. With 1,300 graduates in more than 40 countries pursuing careers in education, governmental and industryrelated fields at all levels, the University's long-established MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is dedicated to building expertise in the field. Our postgraduate programmes promote intellectual rigour, imaginative insight and critical awareness, and develop professionals who are thoughtful practitioners. They are flexibly delivered to suit individual needs, and all modules are carefully designed to connect theory to practice. Specialist tracks are available for those with and without teaching experience. You can choose either dissertation or portfolio tracks, and pick from an exceptionally wide range of core and optional modules. Both independence and interactional competence are promoted through our mix of lectures, small-class seminars and blended online support. Our Department supplements University pastoral care with individual personal tutor support and academic study skills training. Located on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK, our specialist facilities include outstanding library collections in TESOL/Applied Linguistics, a self-access language learning centre, and access to corpus facilities.

• Intensive training for those interested in doctoral
studies in Applied Linguistics
• Represents year one of a four-year programme
potentially leading to a PhD
• Extensive research training in the social sciences and
Applied Linguistics
• Gain transferable skills relevant to language research
and project management
• Guidance on the planning of a PhD topic (if relevant)

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Whole course (EU) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Whole course (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 15,270 per Whole course (International) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months
MRes Part-time September 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0118 378 5289