Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching at University of Southampton - UCAS

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Course summary

Examine the fundamentals of language, and study issues in teaching methodology, on this MA Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching master's degree. You'll investigate current theories in training and learning languages, and we'll show you how to apply these to your teaching practices. This degree will open paths to teaching in the UK or starting a career overseas. If you're a language professional in a school or other education setting, this course will help you develop a comparative perspective on language education policy and practice, learn the skills needed to challenge professional practice and undertake research and innovation in a range of applied language fields.


Optional modules include: Assessment of Language Proficiency; Autonomy and Individualisation in Language Learning; English as a World Language; Language and Intercultural Communication; English as medium of instruction in global education. For a full list of modules please visit:

Assessment method

Individual and group projects and presentations, through workshop activities, written assignments, and the dissertation.

How to apply

International applicants

English language: Band D, IELTS 6.5 overall score with at least 6.5 in Reading and Writing and at least 6.0 in Speaking and Listening.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in English, linguistics, modern languages or other relevant discipline.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5with no component below 6.0

All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency.

Find out more about the University’s English Language requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Sponsorship information

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information:

Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching at University of Southampton - UCAS