Research course

English Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics

University of Warwick · Centre for Applied Linguistics

Entry requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in ELT, English, Education, Linguistics or Languages; a Master’s degree in ELT or Applied Linguistics. Applicants whose first language is not English must achieve a score of at least 7.0 on the IELTS test, including a score of at least 7.0 on the Writing component (or the equivalent of these scores on a test recognised by the UK Border Agency).

Months of entry

October, September

Course content

Research in the Centre focuses on the relationships between Applied Linguistics and professional practice in a range of international and multinational contexts, especially in the areas of English Language teaching and learning, professional discourse, and working across cultures. We are one of the leading centres nationally and internationally for work in these areas, and our aim is to continue to nurture and carry out high quality research

Department specialisms

Research in the Centre clusters around four main research groups: English Language Teacher Education and Development; Language Learning and Pedagogy; Professional and Academic Discourse; Working and Communicating across Cultures

Information for international students

Students from many different countries undertake research in the Centre. Staff have extensive experience of working, teaching, researching and consultancy worldwide. International students often spend year two in their home country collecting data. International students must meet the University's standard English language requirement.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,191 per year (estimated)
International students
£16,230 per year (estimated)

Visit our Funding and Scholarship page to look at the oppotunites we offer:

Qualification and course duration


full time
36-48 months
part time
84 months


full time
36-48 months
part time
84 months

Course contact details

The Secretary
+ 44 (0)24 7652 3200
+ 44 (0)24 7652 4318