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Applied Linguistics
Master of Applied Linguistics (TESOL)
Master of Applied Linguistics (TESOL)

Master of Applied Linguistics (TESOL)

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  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, (or equivalent qualification) from a recognised university or HE institution.

  • A recognised TEFL/TESOL certificate and/or relevant teaching experience are advantageous but not a requirement.

English requirement

  • An overall score of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, with no score lower than 6.0. Students with less than 6.5 overall will be required to complete an English Language bridging course as part of their MA.


Course Information

The MA in Applied Linguistics (TESOL) offers an advanced level professional qualification for practising and aspiring teachers of English, but also for materials developers, assessment and examination/test paper writers and researchers in Applied Linguistics.

You will focus on areas such as the relationship between linguistics and second language learning, the methodology and techniques of language teaching and the appropriateness and development of materials for language teaching and learning purposes. You will also examine various current issues in ELT and have the opportunity to carry out a major piece of individual research on a topic of your interest.

This course is designed for those who are seeking a career as English language teachers, who are native speakers or non-native speakers with a high level of English. It will offer you professional training and development, as it includes observed and assessed teaching practice. Successful completion will mean that you will achieve Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Q status (Q = fully qualified in British Council terms)

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  • Dissertation In Applied Linguistics And Elt (LNG035-6) Compulsory
  • Exploring Research: Concepts And Methods (LNG004-6) Compulsory
  • Issues In Second Language Acquisitions (LNG020-6) Compulsory
  • Materials Development For Language Teaching And Learning (LNG025-6) Compulsory
  • Teaching Practice (LNG037-6) Compulsory
  • The Language System And Language Teaching (LNG036-6) Compulsory
  • The Methodology Of Language Teaching (LNG012-6) Compulsory
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Some of our graduates are currently employed by the University as visiting lecturers in EFL and there are also a considerable number of our graduates who are following a PhD project with our staff and with CRELLA Centre for Research in English Language Learning and Assessment

Without exception, they all have proved themselves highly-competent and very professional.

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Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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