Taught course

Applied Linguistics

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of English, Communication, and Philosophy
Qualifications
MAPGDip

Entry requirements

First or upper Second class UK Honours degree, or equivalent. Suitable for graduates in language-related disciplines, or with relevant language-related experience, including language teaching. Applicants whose first language is not English are normally expected to have a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 overall. Note: International students pursuing part-time programmes of study are not eligible for Tier 4 (General Student) visas and must have alternative leave to remain in the UK if they intend to study at the University in person.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA/Diploma in Applied Linguistics is a full time programme with modules taught over two semesters (leading to the PG Diploma or Stage 1 of the MA), followed by a supervised dissertation of between 14,000 and 20,000 words between May and September (for Stage 2 of the MA). Assessment of the taught component is by coursework only. The part-time modular programme involves following the same modules over two years and four months.

Course Aims

Offers knowledge and expertise to take you onto a role in any profession requiring specialised language awareness, including language teaching.

Special Features
The Centre for Language and Communication Research has an international reputation as a field leader in sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, multimodal communication, systemic functional linguistics, forensic linguistics, and formulaic language.

For further information on this course please visit this page:http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p014.html

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English are normally expected to have a minimum IELTS score of 7 overall.

Fees and funding

This course is included in the Masters Excellence Scholarship 2015 (Pathway to PhD) scheme. If you are looking at applying for a Masters degree with the intention of going on to study at PhD level then you are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The application will ask you to consider your research area and future sources of funding. It is recognised, however, that in making this application there is not a commitment to undertake further study, or to undertake further studies at Cardiff University. Similarly, in making an award, Cardiff University is not committing to making an offer for further study or for a further award.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months
part time
18 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment100
Dissertation (20000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Timothy Collins
Email
encap-pg@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 4722