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University of Greenwich: Applied Linguistics

Institution University of Greenwich View institution profile
Department School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Web www.gre.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

Develop your understanding of the key concepts in applied linguistics and build academic and professional skills perfect for a range of language-related careers.

Our MA in Applied Linguistics is designed to engage students in a wide range of topics and perspectives relevant to the field of linguistics. We explore areas relevant to professional translation, the IT industry, education and language policy, language teaching, and publishing, all of which build your professional skills alongside theoretical understanding.

This course gives you the chance to gain advanced knowledge of different approaches to contemporary linguistic issues and a greater understanding of the mechanisms underlying all human language. With the dissertation, you will carry out a sustained piece of independent research on a relevant topic of your choice. By choosing a TESOL-related research topic, you would be eligible to be awarded the MA Applied Linguistics (TESOL).

What you should know about this course

  • You’ll develop the skills and knowledge needed to conduct your own research project for your dissertation in Applied Linguistics, including TESOL.

  • Gain a theoretical perspective on translation practices.

  • Obtain an understanding of cross-linguistic variation.

  • Explore current issues in second language acquisition.

  • Develop knowledge of current issues in TESOL, language testing and materials development.

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University of Greenwich

 

University of Greenwich
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