University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Applied Linguistics (Research Methodology)

This course provides training in research methodology for students interested in a career as a researcher or lecturer in applied linguistics, sociolinguistics or language acquisition. This course is recognised by the ESRC.

Entry requirements

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

Course modules

Description of language; quantitative methods and statistical processes; research and enquiry in applied linguistics 1 and 2; second language learning or language in society; dissertation; plus 3 modules from: action research; discourse analysis; ethnographic research; language in society; philosophical issues in educational research; second language learning; small group/classroom interaction; statistical data analysis.

Sponsorship information

Studentships available for UK/EU students from Economic and Social Research Council on competitive basis (closing date March 2003); Research and Graduate School of Education (RGSE) scholarships available on competitive basis; Faculty scholarships available on competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

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