M.A. Language Learning and Japanese Language Teaching

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP12100 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP7450 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| London, England, United Kingdom
University of Greenwich, Language Learning and Japanese Language Teaching programme is offered in partnership with the Institute of International Education in London.

Description

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Students are given an academically rigorous programme that explores linguistics issues relating to the Japanese language. It also analyses research in applied linguistics, particularly research activities and themes that impinge on the language learning environment, such as second language acquisition, language testing, communicative language learning and classroom-based research.

The programme also explores the interface between research in language learning and the practical learning environment, with an emphasis on the teaching of Japanese, and evaluates the role and future of information technology within a resource-based language-learning framework.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To explore linguistics issues in the Japanese language
  • To analyse the research in applied linguistics, in particular the research activities and themes that impinge on the language learning environment such as second language acquisition, language testing, communicative language learning and classroom-based research
  • To explore the interface between research in language learning and the practical learning environment with an emphasis on the teaching of Japanese
  • To evaluate the role and future of information technology within source-based language learning framework
  • To develop an awareness of non-traditional (i.e. non-classroom teaching) methods of language learning

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Dates reflect the university's timezone.

Tuition fee
  • GBP12100 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP7450 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

The aims of the programme are:

  • To explore linguistics issues in the Japanese language
  • To analyse the research in applied linguistics, in particular the research activities and themes that impinge on the language learning environment such as second language acquisition, language testing, communicative language learning and classroom-based research
  • To explore the interface between research in language learning and the practical learning environment with an emphasis on the teaching of Japanese
  • To evaluate the role and future of information technology within source-based language learning framework
  • To develop an awareness of non-traditional (i.e. non-classroom teaching) methods of language learning.

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Japanese Teaching Methodology (15 credits)
  • Japanese Language & Analysis (15 credits)
  • Key Issues in Second Language Teaching (30 credits)
  • Reseach Methods in Language Learning (30 credits) (30 credits)
  • Second Language Acquisition (30 credits) (30 credits)
  • Research Project (MAMLL/LL&JLT)(60 credits) (60 credits)

English Language Requirements

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6.5
CAE score
180(Grade C)

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Requirements

Applicants should have:

An undergraduate degree classification of 2.1 or above in a relevant discipline (in exceptional circumstances a 2.2 may be considered)

PLUS a PGDip in Japanese language teaching offered by the Institute of International Education

OR an equivalent teaching qualification.

If your first or main language is not English, IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required.

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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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University of Greenwich

London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom The University of Greenwich, founded in 1890, has three campuses at Greenwich (London), Avery Hill (London) and Medway (Kent), each with modern learning facilities, in beautiful historic buildings. The University has a resource base of highly qualified staff with wide-ranging expertise and significant links with business and industry. Innovation and strong links to industry and commerce, complemented by research excellence and an international agenda are what make the University of Greenwich a leading modern university.