Taught course

Language Acquisition Research

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.

Months of entry

October

Course content

With a background in language acquisition, you will be trained in the most current theories and methods in the field and given the practical research skills necessary to continue your studies at doctorate level. You will have the opportunity to select an area of language acquisition theory in which you wish to develop expertise and we will guide you through the most relevant literature towards independent study on a topic for your extended dissertation.

Core modules:

  • New Directions in Language Acquisition

Optional modules:

  • Research Skills (dissertation);
  • Quantitative Methods;
  • Qualitative Methods I;
  • Research Design and Practice;
  • modules from MA Applied Linguistics;
  • Plus dissertation.

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Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

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