Bangor University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Bangor University (Prifysgol Bangor)

Applied Linguistics for Teaching English as a Foreign Language (Taught)

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Course summary

This course is designed for home or international students who wish to pursue a career in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) to non-native speakers of English. It consists of a combination of taught modules and a research dissertation of 20,000 words. The MA in Applied Linguistics for TEFL provides postgraduate-level training for students who wish to learn about the about the theoretical, practical, and teaching aspects of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), as well as providing competence and critical understanding of a wide range of aspects of the English language and English linguistics (sociolinguistic aspects of English, the grammar, sound system and semantics of English, the history of English, 1st and 2nd language acquisition, psycholinguistics as well as issues pertaining to English as an international language and bilingualism). This programme is specifically aimed at students seeking careers in multilingual and international contexts – where an awareness of and ability to deploy different genres of English communicational strategies is of the utmost importance.

Course details

Modules

Part 1 modules: EFL theory; foundations of linguistics 1 and 2; teaching EFL; 2nd language acquisition; research methods in linguistics. Part 2: research dissertation of 20,000 words.


How to apply

International applicants

For information and further detailed guidance on entry requirements for International Students, including the minimum English Language entry requirement, please visit the Entry Requirements by Country pages on the International Education Centre section of our website.

Entry requirements

2.1 undergraduate degree normally required in a relevant discipline and/or relevant professional experience. Applicants who do not speak English as their native language must pass the IELTS English test with a score of 6.5 in all components. Students who have an overall score of 5.5 on the IELTS can take a summer pre-sessional course in the University’s English Language Centre for Overseas Students (ELCOS) prior to beginning their Master's.


English language requirements

For the most up-to-date information on acceptable English Language proficiency qualifications, please visit our webpage below.

https://www.bangor.ac.uk/international/future/englishlanguage


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For the most up-to-date fees information: Home/EU students: https://www.bangor.ac.uk/studentfinance/postgrad/index.php.en or International students: www.bangor.ac.uk/international/future/Finance_and_scholarship.php

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Applied Linguistics for Teaching English as a Foreign Language at Bangor University - UCAS