September 2021 entry – important application information
This course is only available if you’re applying through the Northern Ireland and North East Doctoral Training Partnership (NINE DTP).
We are unable to accept applications from independent candidates.
The course is for those accepted onto a 1+3 ESRC funded PhD programme.
It provides research training and interdisciplinary insight into applied linguistics.
Through the Applied Linguistics Research master's you'll:
- 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
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Find out about the different qualification options for this course.
An MA is a taught master’s degree. It usually involves the study of social sciences, art and humanities, and business, consulting and management. It typically includes:
- subject-specific taught modules
- a dissertation or research project of approximately 15,000 – 18,000 words
You'll usually study an MA full time over 12 months.
A Master of Arts is awarded for the successful completion of 120 credits of taught modules and a 60 credit dissertation or research project.
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Degree Programme Secretary
School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
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