Taught course

Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching

St Mary's University, Twickenham, London · St Mary's University, Twickenham, London

Entry requirements

You should have an undergraduate degree with at least 2:2 honours degree, plus three years professional experience in education.

We are able to consider applications from people without a degree if they have appropriate professional qualifications and experience. We will also consider applications from graduates without the full three years’ professional experience if their first degree is in a subject related to applied linguistics.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in Applied Linguistics and ELT has helped develop the careers of hundreds of professionals in language teaching, management, publishing and research.

The degree is designed primarily for teachers of English and of other modern languages who are interested in extending their knowledge of language and language teaching.

It provides you with the opportunity to explore developments in applied linguistics and language teaching in the light of their own practical expertise and knowledge.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you will need to achieve an IELTS score of 7.0 overall with no less than 6.5 in any section (or equivalent).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Dr Peter Howell
020 8240 4124