Bangor University’s Masters in Bilingualism provides a comprehensive, varied and ﬂexible programme of training in multi-disciplinary topics associated with the study of bilingualism and multilingualism, including issues relating to language, education, and cognition. This degree and its coursework, training, independent study and dissertation component provides students with the necessary theoretical, analytical and methodological tools and skills to undertake advanced research in an area of bilingualism or multilingualism. We are an accessible, friendly department whose staff who are passionate about passing on their expertise and subject knowledge and committed to delivering the highest quality learning experience for our students. Our research informs our teaching provision at all levels, with our students benefitting from enthusiastic staff at the cutting-edge of academic enquiry and developments. Our staff is committed to providing an excellent student experience with strong personalized student support throughout the duration of your MA in Bilingualism studies. Following taught components, students on this degree will complete an independent research-based Masters level dissertation project. The staff in our Department provide excellent personalized supervision and academic support for dissertations on wide range of bilingualism and multilingualism topics using applied, theoretical, experimental, corpus-based or ethnographic methodological frameworks. These include are not limited to: psycholinguistics, child language acquisition, 2nd language acquisition, bilingualism and multilingualism, discourse analysis, Cognitive Discourse Analysis (CODA), Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA), multimodal analysis, TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language), SLA and language teaching, corpus linguistics, language and communication, phonetics & phonology, morphosyntax, semantics and pragmatics, language variation and change, language and communication, language disorders and Welsh linguistics. Students on our Bilingualism MA can use state-of-the-art learning facilities which include:
- A professional grade sound / recording studio and speech laboratory (with Yamaha, Alesis and RØDE recording equipment)
- An eye tracking laboratory (with a Tobii Pro X2-60 eye tracker)
- An event-related potential (ERP) laboratory (with an actiCHamp Plus ERP machine)
- And dedicated corpus-linguistics software and resources.
- Statistical software such as: SPSS, R-Statistics and Excel.
- Experimental psychology software such as E-Prime, GORILLA Experiment Builder, Open Sesame and Webexp.
- Acoustic and phonetic analysis software such as: Audacity, Praat, and SIL Speech Analyzer
- Standardised psychometric /language tests (e.g., EVT, BPVS, NARA, WISC, K-BIT, TROG, CELF)
- A wide range of specialized corpora and concordance software including CHILDES and CLAN
2nd Class Honours undergraduate degree normally required. Applicants who do not speak English as their native language must pass the IELTS English test with a score of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5).
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