Taught course

Applied Linguistics for TEFL

Institution
Bangor University · School of Linguistics and English Language
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

2.i undergraduate degree normally required in a relevant discipline and/or relevant professional experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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.

Information for international students

Applicants who do not speak English as their native language must pass the IELTS English test with a score of 6.5 in all four components. Students who have an overall score of 5.5 on the IELTS can take a summer pre-sessional course in the University.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Prof. Vyv Evans
Email
v.evans@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1248 383295