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MA Education (Second Language Learning and Teaching)

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Reading

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Overview

Examine key issues within the field of second/foreign language teaching and learning, and develop your understanding of both theoretical and pedagogical considerations of second language acquisition, on our MA Education (Second Language Learning and Teaching) master’s degree. This degree is suitable for applicants who have experience of, or are interested in, the teaching of second/foreign languages. It covers topics such as: theories in second language acquisition; research approaches to second language learning and teaching; language teaching methodologies.

Your learning environment

You’ll learn from award-winning academics. Many of our staff members have conducted world-class research that helps form the content of the course. Your learning experience will be interactive and practical, using technologies from presentation tools to social media, and with a mix of guided independent study and taught time.

Application deadline

01 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,100per 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 Reading

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

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    3.97 79%

    15th

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    20th

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    86 86%

    15th

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.76 75%

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