Applied Linguistics and TESOL MA, M.A.

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    Tuition (Full programme)
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  • English (take IELTS)
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University of Leicester Online
The MA Applied Linguistics and TESOL course aims to provide professional development and training in applied linguistics appropriate to more experienced teachers of English.
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  • Fees and funding

About

The MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL provides professional development and training in applied linguistics appropriate to more experienced teachers of English, including:

  • A critical understanding of key issues and debates in many areas of applied linguistics and of how these relate to English Language Teaching.
  • A body of knowledge that will enhance your ability to undertake language teaching at a range of levels and cultural and institutional contexts.
  • The ability to reflect, analyse and critically evaluate language teaching and learning concepts and theories, and to understand and examine the assumptions underlying different classroom practices.
  • The ability to analyse language in use from different perspectives relevant to language teaching and learning.
  • The skills to undertake effective practitioner research in your specific area of interest.

We are one of the longest established providers of postgraduate studies in Applied Linguistics and TESOL in the UK. On this course you will join teachers from all over the world. You will also benefit from our active involvement in research in different areas of Applied Linguistics and TESOL.

We pride ourselves on the level of support we provide our distance learning students. Our award-winning library has world-class facilities for distance learning students. You will have full access to our other support services and will be assigned a personal tutor. Our virtual learning environment, Blackboard, offers a wide range of study support material, and you will have the opportunity to join an interactive web-based community of fellow students around the world.

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Programme Structure

Course modules

  • Second Language Teaching and Learning
  • Description of English: Grammar Awareness, Phonology and Pronunciation Teaching
  • Language, Discourse and Society
  • Two out of a range of options (options offered will change from year to year)
  • Dissertation

(Please note: due to regular enhancement of the University’s courses, please refer to Leicester’s own website (www.le.ac.uk) or/and Terms and Conditions (http://www2.le.ac.uk/legal) for the most accurate and up-to-date course information. We recommend that you familiarise yourself with this information prior to submitting an application.)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 30 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments
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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a US bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Applicants should normally be teachers or others working in the ELT field, with at least a second class honours degree or its equivalent from a non-UK university (GPA 3.0 or above) plus two years teaching experience.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 8760 International
  • GBP 8760 EU/EEA

*Tuition fees listed are for September 2016 entry and are for the entire course.

Funding

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