Taught course

Multilingualism, Linguistics and Education

Goldsmiths, University of London · Educational Studies

Entry requirements

You should normally hold, or expect to hold, an undergraduate degree of at least upper second standard or equivalent in education, linguistics, or another relevant subject. Other qualifications of equivalent level will be considered where there are indications of academic strength or relevant professional experience. Please get in touch if you would like to explore the options given your personal background.

Months of entry


Course content

This new MA is a unique combination of linguistics and educational studies. It provides a solid understanding of the theoretical and practical issues that arise in multilingual and intercultural educational settings. The MA draws on expertise from two departments, the Department of Educational Studies and the Department of English and Comparative Literature, to offer students a wide-ranging interdisciplinary programme.

The programme is targeted at students working or planning to work in education in diverse contexts, and those interested in exploring intercultural and multilingual communication. It will be of particular interest to students who have or wish to gain experience in teaching second and foreign languages (for example in multilingual classrooms, in bilingual education settings internationally, or English as a foreign language) and aim to achieve a wider theoretical knowledge base.

This MA will add value to graduates? professional life, whether as managers, teachers or researchers, or in other careers related to language and education.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
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