Linguistics (also known as formal studies of human language) deals with issues related to the nature of language such as phonetics, morphology, phonology, syntax, pragmatics, semantics and linguistics of history. Linguistics look into multiple issues of language, such as how the language can be learnt, how the language is composed (letters, syllables, words, sentences), including grammatical and structural aspects, meaning and logics. Linguistics has categories such as evolutionary linguistics, historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, language acquisition and discourse analysis. Literature studies take important role on research of the field. Supportive disciplines are anthropology, human anatomy, informatics, philosophy, sociology, psychology, computer science, acoustics and etc.
This Masters programme is for those interested in entering the TESOL field to follow or develop a career as an English language teacher but who at present have limited or no teaching experience.
This programme covers contemporary issues in education and central concerns of English language teaching to speakers of other languages at all educational levels. There is a specific emphasis on how theory relates to practice. You will be encouraged to take a broader view of the links between classroom activity and approaches to programme design, teacher training, management and policy decisions.
Students graduating from this course have followed a number of career paths in the past. These include: teaching at various levels (including university), school management, publishing, materials' development, technical writing, adult education and support, further study to PhD level.
The MA in Applied Linguistics for TESOL is aimed at teachers who are at the beginning of their careers and those who have more experience but would like to develop, deepen and enhance their knowledge, skills and practice.
The Master’s Foundation Programme is available as a one, two or three-term programme, with guaranteed progression to a wide range of Law, Humanities and Social Sceinces Master’s degrees at UCLan. You will live and study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the UCLan campus.
Doors of our university are open for everyone. We invite you on our Preparatory Department of Russian language and other disciplines. We are happy to offer basic training (9 months, from October to June) and special training programs.
The MA in English Language and Linguistics offers you the opportunity to develop your linguistic skills and knowledge and to focus on the areas of linguistics or English language study that interest you the most. You will also acquire advanced research skills to enable independent scholarly enquiry. Studying this course by distance learning means that you will be able to study at the location and time of day that suits you most, within a structured and supportive framework.
El Programa Oficial de Posgrado en Estudios Fónicos es una iniciativa del Área de Formación del Laboratorio de Fonética del CSIC en colaboración con la Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP), y está compuesto por un Máster en Fonética y Fonología y un Doctorado.
This MRes in Translating Cultures course offers you the rare opportunity to study how cultures translate across a wide range of fields. Critically combining the disciplines of translation and cultural studies, it breaks new ground both practically and theoretically in exploring a variety of different issues across the humanities and social sciences.
The MA in Contemporary Chinese Studies is an innovative, exciting and challenging one-year taught masters programme providing you with a deep insight into one of the world’s most dynamic nations. The programme provides total immersion in China while studying through English to the same rigorous high standards as the University of Nottingham in the UK.
Applied Linguistics and World Englishes - This postgraduate programme represents a one year full-time (or part-time) advanced study of the current state of scholarship in World Englishes.
Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching - This postgraduate programme represents a one year full-time (or part-time) advanced study of the current state of scholarship in language study and linguistics, with a particular emphasis on English language teaching and pedagogical applications.