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Education: Language and Education MA

Education: Language and Education MA

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Education Studies Flexible Learning Design Languages Teaching / Training: General

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

On this MA, you'll focus critically and constructively on language acquisition and learning, on the place of language in society and on the impacts that language can have on educational provision. You'll explore key theories and debates in language acquisition and teaching and learning, in how and why languages are patterned in society and in the relationship between linguistic structures and social categories.

Course description

Designed for anyone interested in languages and education and the role of languages in society, this course covers a very broad field and will appeal to those working in language teaching and learning, both internationally and nationally, whether teaching English as a foreign language/second language, or teaching second or foreign languages. It will also appeal to those fascinated by the world of linguistics and sociolinguistics.

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Modules

The Language, Society and Education module provides students with an advanced understanding of the relationship between linguistic structures and social categories. It covers key research methods in the interdisciplinary field of sociolinguistics and their application to a range of areas including language and identity, discourse, performance and social interaction, ideologies and social structure, culture and education.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

2:1 honours degree in a related field. We will consider your application if you have a 2:2 degree in a related field and at least one year of relevant work experience.