Postgraduate

Applied Linguistics Research MA

Applied Linguistics Research MA

Full time: 12 months, part time: 24 months

Profile

This MA prepares you for an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded PhD in applied linguistics. It provides research training and interdisciplinary insight into applied linguistics. The course is for EU citizens only.

Through the course you will:

  • achieve a critical conceptual understanding of practice, thought, evidence and theory
  • gain skills, knowledge and understanding to engage with and evaluate research and theory
  • undertake advanced applied research, contributing to the development of new techniques, ideas or approaches
  • make informed judgements on complex issues in specialist fields, often in the absence of complete data
  • communicate your ideas and conclusions to specialist and non-specialist audiences

You will consolidate your learning through a research project. This might include:

  • a portfolio of critical literature reviews
  • case reports
  • pilot experiments
  • draft journal articles
  • a dissertation

The course is for those accepted onto a 1+3 ESRC funded PhD programme. The course is only available to EU citizens.

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Module changes

Module changes

Modules change annually to take account of:

  • changing staff expertise
  • developments in the discipline
  • the requirements of external bodies and partners
  • student feedback.

Most module information for 2018 entry will be available from mid-May 2018.

Fees & Funding

2018-2019 fees

The fees displayed here are per year. If your studies last longer than one year your fee may be subject to an annual inflationary increase.

MA

UK

Full time: £7,200
Part time: £3,600

EU

Full time: £7,200
Part time: £3,600

International

Full time: £16,200

Find out more about our tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts.

EU students starting at Newcastle in 2018 will pay the UK (Home) tuition fee for the full duration of their course.

Funding opportunities

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree and a master's degree in subjects related to:

  • languages
  • linguistics
  • education

Acceptance onto a 1+3 Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded PhD programme. This is only available to EU citizens.

Find out the equivalent qualifications for your country.

Use the drop down above to find your country. If your country isn't listed please email: international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

English Language Requirements

Select an English language test from the list to view our English language entry requirements.

Please email us at international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

This course is only available to EU citizens. If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course. 

How to Apply

Use our Applicant Portal to apply for your course. We have a step-by-step guide to help you.

Start dates

The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course.

Contact

Degree Programme Secretary
School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6569
Email: pgrecls@ncl.ac.uk