Taught course

Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Humanities
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in English, linguistics, modern languages or other relevant discipline. For further information, please see our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course provides an opportunity for advanced study in applied linguistics/language in education, including an element of research training; students develop a comparative perspective on language education policy and practice, and learn the skills needed to challenge professional practice; they undertake research and innovation in a range of applied language fields.

The programme is offered by the Centre for Applied Language Research. Staff contributing to the programme are involved in the direct teaching of English as a foreign language (EFL) and other languages, research and development work in applied linguistics and language learning, as well as sociolinguistics and cultural studies. This blend of theoretical expertise and ongoing practical experience is one of the distinguishing features of our programme.

Modules: Description of language; language in society or second language learning; research and enquiry in applied linguistics 1; research skills; dissertation; plus 4 optional modules from: assessment of language proficiency; autonomy and individualisation in language learning; communicative language teaching; curriculum and pedagogy for English language teaching; discourse analysis; English as a world language; language for specific purposes/syllabus design; language teacher education; writing and written language.

For further information, please see our website.

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/pgfundbyschool.html

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Humanities
Email
pgafh@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 23 8059 8062