Taught course

Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching

Institution
University of Nottingham · Faculty of Arts
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in English language/literature or a related arts or humanities subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

If you are a current language teacher, or interested in pursuing a career in teaching, this course is for you. We explore key issues in English language teaching from multiple perspectives, including:

  • second language acquisition
  • motivation and individual learner differences
  • psycholinguistics
  • discourse analysis
  • corpus linguistics

Our compulsory modules will give you a grounding in quantitative and qualitative research methods and key issues central to our understanding of second language acquisition.

You are also able to choose optional modules, which cover topics including:

  • language teaching: speaking and listening
  • English vocabulary: teaching and learning
  • psychology of language
  • intercultural communication

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Phone
+44 (0) 115 951 5559