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Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching MA

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This MA combines theoretical and ideological dimensions with practical applications.

Overview

MA Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching provides a broad course of study in language and linguistics. You will work with several world figures while discovering your own position in applied linguistics.

The principle of language study established at the University of Nottingham combines theoretical and ideological dimensions with practical applications; particularly English language teaching (ELT).

This course explores ELT from multiple perspectives, including second language acquisition, motivation and individual learner differences, psycholinguistics, discourse analysis, and corpus linguistics.

Teaching

Teaching on this course will include:

  • seminar group teaching
  • group and one-to-one tuition with academic members of staff
  • access to a variety of online resources
  • flexible course content
  • a theoretical grounding in research methodology and linguistic description

Careers

Our postgraduate students move into an extraordinarily wide range of careers following their time in the school. Conducting postgraduate work in the School of English fosters many vital skills and may give you a head start in the job market. Studying at this level allows you to develop qualities of self-discipline and self-motivation that are essential to employment in a wide range of different fields.

We will help you develop your ability to research and process a large amount of information quickly, and to present the results of your research in an articulate and effective way. A postgraduate degree from the School of English at the University of Nottingham shows potential employers that you are an intelligent, hard-working individual who is bright and flexible enough to undertake any form of specific career training.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 84

    14th out of 100 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    129 62%

    26th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    4th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    146 72%

    22nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    8th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    80th

    4

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