University of Reading

University of Reading

Applied Linguistics

The MA Applied Linguistics course is an ideal option for graduates who wish to develop a career in the language-related industries including publishing, media, teaching and translation. It provides current and critical knowledge of applied linguistics, and is taught by experts in the field thorough training in established and cutting-edge research methodologies. This course connects theory with practice in real-world settings, and offers flexibility and choice through a wide choice of optional modules and small-group teaching to suit individual needs and academic interests. Our specialist areas of research include discourse analysis, professional communication, sociolinguistics, phonetics and phonology, corpus linguistics, testing and assessment, second language acquisition, intercultural communication, multilingualism, language teaching and creativity, language curriculum design, EFL teacher training, child language development, language and migration, and world Englishes. **Careers** Graduates from this course enter the following careers worldwide: university research, teaching and leadership at all sectors; testing and assessment; directing, managing and teaching roles within language teaching institutions worldwide including state (governmental) and private sectors; publishing and marketing; public relations; and translation and interpreting. **Modules** - Second language learning principles - Sociolinguistics - Approaches to discourse analysis - Corpus linguistics - Intercultural communication

Entry requirements

MA: You are normally required to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). Those with other qualifications and relevant work experience may also be considered for entry. IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Course modules

* Second language learning principles * Sociolinguistics * Approaches to discourse analysis * Corpus linguistics * Intercultural communication

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (England) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2019 16,045 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Wales) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (EU) 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (England) 24 Months
MA Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 Months
MA Part-time September 2019 16,045 per Whole course (International) 24 Months
MA Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Wales) 24 Months
MA Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 Months
MA Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 24 Months
MA Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (EU) 24 Months

Campus details

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

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