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Applied Linguistics and TESOL MA

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our course provides theories and methods in teaching English as a second language and develops your research skills, enhancing your professional performance in the future.

About this course

The course allows you to improve or update your knowledge and understanding of teaching English as a foreign or second language. It has a strong emphasis on:

language learning
interaction in second language classrooms and wider settings
teacher development
engagement in learning and with technology.

What you'll learn

By the end of the course you will be familiar with current developments in Applied Linguistics and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). In particular, you will develop your knowledge of:

language learning
features of communication in a range of settings
teaching methodology

The course is available to:

those with teaching experience (in-service)
those without teaching experience (pre-service)
lecturers at higher education institutions

Your development

Research project

As part of the course you will carry out a research project. This encourages you to explore teaching and learning issues through collecting and analysing data. Our research methods module will provide you with a range of research tools and training.

To ensure a positive learning experience, a variety of support is available, focusing on:

expectations
critical thinking
academic writing

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,000per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 29 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    148 72%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    10th

    2

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