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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our MA focuses on the implications and applications of linguistic ideas. You’ll explore key concepts in linguistic theory and the application of these theoretical perspectives in fields such as:

  • language variation and change
  • discourse analysis concerning the language of public and private domains
  • intercultural communication.

Train in a range of current methodologies for linguistic analysis. You'll plan and execute original, data-driven research as an active member of a community of dynamic researchers from all over the world.

Our faculty are committed to teaching and your intellectual growth. You'll also attend talks and numerous events. This course prepares you to advance your career in a language-related profession, or to undertake a research degree.

CAREERS

During your Applied Linguistics MA you develop skills in written communication, critical assessment and problem solving. Our graduates often go on to careers in education and education management, particularly relating to:

  • the teaching of primary language skills
  • English as a second or foreign language
  • bilingual education.

Others go on to further study in linguistics and related fields, such as journalism, publishing, speech therapy and advertising.

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 18,500per 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 Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

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