MA Applied Linguistics
Applied linguistics identifies, investigates, and offers solutions to language-related real-life problems, such as improving how languages are taught or how multicultural workplaces can improve communication between staff.
This one-year full-time (or part-time) course has a particular focus on research methodology, exploring how language shapes human interaction.
By studying this course you will:
- understand how to employ a range of research approaches to language, from discourse analysis to corpus linguistics
- have the opportunity to investigate language and communication from an interdisciplinary angle
- develop a thorough grounding in language research and its practical applications
- use your knowledge of how languages are formed to solve real-life problems.
The course is excellent preparation for students who wish to continue their studies at PhD level.
- A good honours degree (usually a 2:1)
- Relevant teaching experience will be an advantage
If you are not a native English speaker, or have not completed a degree taught in English, then the following English Language requirement will apply:
- IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element) or PTE Academic 62(minimum 55)
- IELTS: 6.0-6.5: pre-sessional course in CELE (http://www.nottingham.edu.cn/en/admissions/domestic-students/postgraduate/pre-sessional-programme.aspx)
How to apply
- Domestic students
- International students (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan students)
Students take three compulsory modules:
Students must choose three optional modules from the following:
Please note: This degree structure and modules may be subject to change.
By studying applied linguistics you will develop skills that are highly valued by employers, such as critical thinking, research, analysis, oral/written communication, presentation and problem solving skills. The types of careers you might expect to pursue include:
- Advertising and marketing
- Business analyst
- Language teaching
- Project management
- Research and academia
Detailed module information can be accessed on Online Module Catalogue. Please search by module name or module code. Detailed programme specifications information can be accessed on Online Programme Specifications.
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