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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

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Course 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.

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Careers and placements

What sort of careers do graduates pursue?

This course will be of interest to those who work or who wish to work in language-related professions, such as professional translating, the IT industry, education and language policy, language teaching, and publishing, or who wish to pursue further academic research at doctoral level. (*Please note that this course is NOT a teacher training course - those wishing to go on to become a teacher will need to undertake/complete the necessary specific training and study to qualify as a teacher.)

ance to gain advanced knowledge of different approaches to contemporary linguistic issues and a greater understanding of the mechanisms underlying all human language. You will have the opportunity to carry out a sustained piece of independent research on a relevant topic of your choice.

Do you provide employability services?

Our services are designed to help you achieve your potential and support your transition towards a rewarding graduate career.

The University's Employability and Careers Service (ECS) provides support when you are preparing to apply for jobs. Support includes CV clinics, mock interviews and employability skills workshops.

Each School also has its own Employability Officer, who works closely with the sector and who may be able to provide specific opportunities relevant to your own course.

Different course options

Full time | Greenwich Maritime Campus | 1 year | 21-SEP-20

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Full time


1 year

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This module will give students a sound understanding of the theoretical perspectives underpinning the use of ICT and Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) for language learning and teaching. The module gives students an historical overview over the changing role of Information Communications Technology (ICT) in second language learning and teaching and provides an overview of the theory and practice of technology enhanced language learning. The module explores how digital technologies may be used to support language learning and teaching and the different approaches to their implementation. It provides students with the necessary practical skills (digital material development, digital material evaluation, etc.) and explores the current development for self-directed learning offered by new technology, and the increasing emphasis in higher education on providing students with skills for life-long learning.

Tuition fees

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Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Entry requirements

You should have a UK undergraduate degree at 2.1 or above (or an equivalent qualification (both level and grade) from a recognised non-UK university) in a relevant humanities or social sciences subject. Other subject-areas may also be considered.

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