University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Applied Linguistics with TESOL

This course delivers advanced training in the theory and techniques of applied linguistics with an emphasis on second language acquisition. We also have expertise in related disciplines including sociolinguistics, critical discourse analysis and corpus linguistics, and in the field of TESOL we offer particular expertise in academic writing, ESP, materials design and testing. Our course includes options to take part in work placements and gain additional professional qualifications. Our graduates go on to advanced careers in TESOL all over the world. They also work in business, publishing, translation and interpreting. You'll be taught by a dedicated and enthusiastic team of teachers. Our internationally recognised research feeds straight into our teaching, with students sometimes taking a hands-on role in our research activities. The staff are leading figures in their fields, in many cases having written the books and papers you will be studying: Kook-hee Gil (Second Language Acquisition), Nigel Harwood (TESOL Materials), Gabriel Ozon (English Grammar), Jane Mulderrig (Critical Discourse Analysis), Valerie Hobbs (English for Specific Purposes) and Oksana Afitska (Language Teaching Materials). You'll spend about eight hours a week in lectures, seminars and workshops. And there are chances to take part in classroom-based research projects in the UK and overseas. Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Entry requirements

MA: Undergraduate degree at 2:1 or above in English or a related subject. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing, 6.0 in the other components, or equivalent.

Assessment methods

MA: Assessment depends on the module, but includes essay assignments and classroom coursework tasks. You'll write your dissertation (MA only) over the summer. If you don't complete the dissertation you'll be awarded a diploma. Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: Assessment depends on the module, but includes essay assignments and classroom coursework tasks. You'll write your dissertation (MA only) over the summer. If you don't complete the dissertation you'll be awarded a diploma.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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