This course provides essential academic and professional training in the systematic study of language education, language learning and language teaching. This degree is ideal for:
- experienced language teachers and language-related professionals wishing to further develop their careers by deepening their knowledge and skills in applied language research.
- scholars interested in applied language and linguistic research.
- those looking to develop their knowledge and skills at an advanced level before progressing to doctoral research.
Taught by our leading experts in applied linguistics, you'll also learn from our academics who have expertise in related disciplines including sociolinguistics, critical discourse analysis and corpus linguistics, and in the field of TESOL. We have particular expertise in academic writing, English for Specific Purposes (ESP), materials design and testing.
Students on the MA Applied Linguistics have the option to pursue a TESOL-specialist track to gain an additional accredited qualification, leading to the MA Applied Linguistics with TESOL. Our course includes options to take part in work placements.