Taught course

Applied Linguistics

Institution
University of Nottingham Ningbo China Campus · University of Nottingham Ningbo China Campus
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (usually a 2:1).

Months of entry

September

Course content

Applied linguistics identifies, investigates, and offers solutions to language-related real-life problems, such as improving how languages are taught or how multicultural workplaces can improve communication between staff.

This one-year full-time (or part-time) course has a particular focus on research methodology, exploring how language shapes human interaction.

By studying this course you will:

  • understand how to employ a range of research approaches to language, from discourse analysis to corpus linguistics
  • have the opportunity to investigate language and communication from an interdisciplinary angle
  • develop a thorough grounding in language research and its practical applications
  • use your knowledge of how languages are formed to solve real-life problems.


The course is excellent preparation for students who wish to continue their studies at PhD level.

Information for international students

If you are not a native English speaker, or have not completed a degree taught in English, then the following English Language requirement will apply:

  • IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element) or PTE Academic 62 (minimum 55).

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24-48 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Office
Email
admissions@nottingham.edu.cn
Phone
+86 (0) 574 8818 2460
Fax
+86 (0) 574 8822 2483