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The award
MA

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
CNY 80000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
CNY 90000 per year

All study options

About Applied Linguistics at University of Nottingham Ningbo China, University of Nottingham

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.

Admissions requirements

  • 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)

Course structure

Autumn semester

Students take three compulsory modules:

Spring semester

Students must choose three optional modules from the following:

Summer

Please note: This degree structure and modules may be subject to change.

Careers

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
  • Communications
  • Language teaching
  • Project management
  • Publishing
  • Research and academia
  • Writing

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.

Contact

For further information, please contact:

Margaret Dowens:Margaret.Dowens@nottingham.edu.cn

Admissions Office

t: +86 (0) 574 8818 2460 f: +86 (0) 574 8822 2483 e: admissions@nottingham.edu.cn

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMAHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesCNY 80000 per yearInternational course feesCNY 90000 per year
  • The awardMAHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesCNY 80000 per yearInternational course feesCNY 90000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Other costs for reference

Text books: flat fee of 2,500 RMB. If your books do not total this at the end of the academic year, you will be refunded the difference.

Living costs: Approximately 1,500 to 3,000 RMB per month for living expenses.

Accommodation: Varies depending on the type of accommodation chosen.

Compulsory insurance: 900 RMB per year for postgraduate international students.

Entry requirements

We consider applicants on the basis of academic merits as well as English language proficiency. Although the entry requirements for our masters degrees vary depending on the course, as a general rule, you are expected to hold an honours degree at 2:1 level or above (or international equivalent) in an appropriate subject. Evidence of relevant personal, professional and education experience may also be taken into consideration.

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