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Applied Linguistics by Web-Based Distance Learning MA

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Nottingham

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    21-SEP-21, 01-FEB-22

  • Duration

    24 months

Course summary


Working alongside expert staff, you will investigate English language in applied contexts, such as teaching English as a second (or foreign) language in different educational settings.

We'll introduce you to the key ideas and concepts in applied linguistics, including: second language acquisition; learning and teaching second language vocabulary; discourse analysis; intercultural communication.

Examples of research areas that you will be able to explore include corpus linguistics, language teaching, critical discourse analysis, and the relationship between language and gender.

You will also be trained in relevant research methods, including both quantitative and qualitative approaches to data collection.


This course will develop a range of transferable skills, including: the ability to research and process a large amount of information quickly; the ability to present your research results in an articulate and effective way across a range of platforms and outputs.

Tuition fees

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£ 10,200overall cost

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

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  • 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.

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