Taught course

Language and Cultural Diversity

Institution
King's College London · Centre for Language, Discourse and Communication
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Applicants must either hold a 2:1 Bachelor's in linguistics, applied linguistics, English language, a modern language, or other similar and relevant degree; or, a Master's degree in linguistics, applied linguistics, English language, a modern language, or other similar and relevant degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Language & Cultural Diversity MA examines the complex relationship between language and cultural diversity, and will equip you with an advanced knowledge of the major approaches to linguistic aspects of culture. Through the course you will develop the research skills and knowledge to support further study in empirical and applied linguistics.

This course examines the complex relationship between language and cultural diversity, and will equip you with:

  • An understanding of language use in urban multi-cultural contexts in a globalised world, and of how personal and socio-cultural identities such as gender, age and ethnicity are shaped, both institutionally and at a local level of everyday social interaction.
  • An ability to critically analyse and evaluate issues of cultural diversity and intercultural communication.
  • Research skills and knowledge relevant to further study in empirical and applied linguistics.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Mariangela Spinillo
Email
mariangela.spinillo@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7848 2478