University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching

This course provides an opportunity for advanced study in applied linguistics/language in education, including an element of research training; students develop a comparative perspective on language education policy and practice, and learn the skills needed to challenge professional practice; they undertake research and innovation in a range of applied language fields.

Entry requirements

MA: Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in English, linguistics, modern languages or other relevant discipline.

Course modules

Description of language; language in society or second language learning; research and enquiry in applied linguistics 1; research skills; dissertation; plus 4 optional modules from: assessment of language proficiency; autonomy and individualisation in language learning; communicative language teaching; curriculum and pedagogy for English language teaching; discourse analysis; English as a world language; language for specific purposes/syllabus design; language teacher education; writing and written language.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through participating in individual and group projects and presentations, through workshop activities, written assignments, and the dissertation. You will also manage a large independent research project: the masters dissertation. The 20,000 word dissertation is a core element in establishing the acquisition of appropriate skills and the application of research techniques. Your masters tutor will be available to provide regular and supportive advice, guidance and feedback on your progress.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 17,546 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 8,773 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Avenue Campus SO17 1BF South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions - Faculty of Humanities
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02380598062