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

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.

Sponsorship information

School studentships may be available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
023 8059 8062