Upper second-class degree in English, linguistics, modern languages or a cognate discipline.
Months of entry
This programme provides thorough training in research methodology for students interested in a career as a researcher or lecturer in applied linguistics, sociolinguistics or language acquisition. It is recognised by the ESRC as the first year of a 1+3 doctoral programme, leading to a PhD award.
Core modules: Description of Language; Research Design and Practice; Research and Enquiry in Applied Linguistics; Qualitative Methods; Quantitative Methods; Second Language Learning or Language in Society
Plus four modules from a list which usually includes: Second Language Learning (if not taken as core); Discourse Analysis; Intercultural Communication; Language in Society (if not taken as core); Writing and Written Language; English as a World Language; Language Ideologies in a Globalising World
Information for international students
Fees and funding
Studentships may be available for eligible candidates.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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