University of Greenwich

Degree level: Postgraduate

Applied Linguistics (Taught)

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Course summary

Develop your understanding of the key concepts in applied linguistics and build academic and professional skills perfect for a range of language-related careers. Our MA in Applied Linguistics is designed to engage students in a wide range of topics and perspectives relevant to the field of linguistics. We explore areas relevant to professional translation, the IT industry, education and language policy, language teaching, and publishing, all of which build your professional skills alongside theoretical understanding. This course gives you the chance to gain advanced knowledge of different approaches to contemporary linguistic issues and a greater understanding of the mechanisms underlying all human language. With the dissertation, you will carry out a sustained piece of independent research on a relevant topic of your choice. By choosing a TESOL-related research topic, you would be eligible to be awarded the MA Applied Linguistics (TESOL). What you should know about this course

  • You’ll develop the skills and knowledge needed to conduct your own research project for your dissertation in Applied Linguistics, including TESOL.
  • Gain a theoretical perspective on translation practices.
  • Obtain an understanding of cross-linguistic variation.
  • Explore current issues in second language acquisition.
  • Develop knowledge of current issues in TESOL, language testing and materials development.

Course details

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, students are assessed by a variety of assessment methods, including essays, presentations, examinations, problem sets, research posters and a dissertation.


How to apply

International applicants

If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 7 or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test. For more information, contact [email protected] or +44 20 8331 8136. Applicants whose IELTS scores fall below the required levels may be eligible for a conditional offer dependent on successfully completing a Pre-sessional English course (also available at the University of Greenwich).

Entry requirements

You should have a good honours degree (2.2 or above) or an equivalent qualification (both level and grade) from a recognised non-UK university in a relevant humanities or social sciences subject. Other subject-areas may also be considered. For more information, contact [email protected] or 020 8331 9000.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2022/23 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2023/24 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Applied Linguistics at University of Greenwich - UCAS