Applied Linguistics and TESOL at Lancaster University - UCAS

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Course summary

Why Lancaster? Join a department at the forefront of research in linguistics with 3 specialist laboratories and 11 research centres and groups Study applied linguistics and TESOL at the same time to achieve a degree in two subjects Get started with no experience – we welcome students who haven’t taught English before Boost your employability by advancing your expertise in linguistics theory and application Receive ongoing support with academic study skills Visit one of our international summer schools or work on your dissertation at a partner university This course is for you if (1) you want to advance your knowledge about both practical applications of linguistics and theoretical aspects, or (2) you want to learn more about language learning and teaching. With our expert insights into the world of linguistics and second language teaching, you’ll learn how theories about language can be applied in specialised contexts, such as education, business, media and communication. Diverse expertise As one of the largest linguistic departments in the country, we’ve designed this course to reflect the diversity of our world-leading research and expertise. Our teaching is informed by recent research, so you’ll always be up to speed with the latest developments in the fields of linguistics and language teaching. You’ll shape your studies with a range of optional modules covering curriculum design, language testing, teaching language online, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, and more. You’ll also complete a dissertation that showcases your extensive knowledge and is tailored to your own interests. Supporting your studies If you’re returning to education or you’re not familiar with academic conventions used in UK, we’ll provide the support you need via our Postgraduate Academic Study Skills module. We will help you to polish your academic reading, writing and presentation skills, sharpen your critical thinking skills and help you to work more effectively. Outside the lecture theatre, we encourage you to join our diverse departmental research centres, vibrant student and university societies to share ideas, socialise and make friends. You may have the opportunity to visit one of our partner universities or attend an international summer school, where you can experience the local culture, enhance your academic knowledge, develop social and communicative skills, and potentially work on your dissertation.

Entry requirements

2:1 degree in a related subject is normally required. We will also consider applications where you have a degree in other subjects, have a 2:2 or equivalent result and/or extensive relevant experience. In these cases, you should clearly demonstrate how your experience and skills have prepared you for postgraduate study. If you have studied outside of the UK, we would advise you to check our list of international qualifications before submitting your application. We normally require an IELTS (Academic) Test with an overall score of at least 6.5 and a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing and 6.0 in listening and speaking.

Fees and funding

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Applied Linguistics and TESOL at Lancaster University - UCAS