Applied LinguisticsUniversity of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)
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Rank: 90 (TCUG)
Location: University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/09/16
Intl fees: £13500
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We are now taking applications for our MA in Applied Linguistics at the University of Greenwich.
Our MA Applied Linguistics programme has been designed to engage students in a wide range of topics, issues and perspectives within the field; offering graduates the opportunity to enhance both professional and academic knowledge and skills.
This programme will be of interest to those who work or who wish to work in language-related professions, such as professional translating, the IT industry, education and language policy, language teaching, and publishing, or who wish to pursue further academic research at doctoral level.
The programme provides opportunities for students to achieve the following learning outcomes:
Advanced knowledge of differing theoretical approaches to contemporary issues in applied linguistics
An understanding of cross-linguistic variation and its relevance to applied linguistics
A theoretical perspective on the use of ICT in second language acquisition
An understanding of the mechanisms underlying human language
A theoretical perspective on translation practices
An understanding of current issues in bilingualism from linguistic/psycholinguistic perspectives
- The ability to carry out a sustained piece of independent research on a relevant topic.
An undergraduate degree at 2:1 or above in a relevant humanities or social sciences subject (or non-UK equivalent). Other areas may also be considered as suitable.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each)
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About this university
There is a thriving international community at the university including students from over 100 countries around the world. The International Office is the first point of contact for these students and can help with a variety of matters around living in the UK. This includes assistance with accommodation, registering for medical services and immigration and visas advice. They help with the arrival in London while students get used to their new home and with daily life matters as well as academic ones. There are also language courses on offer for those wishing to learn or improve their English skills. At the heart of student life at the university is the Students Union and all students are automatically members. It offers a range of services to these members including academic and non-academic advice and support, representation and the organisation of various clubs and societies for extracurricular times. It also operates three different bars as well as a shop and an online shop for students. The university has a top record for its sports teams and there are a range of competitive and non-competitive activities on offer. Clubs take part in the BUCS leagues against other universities and colleges and range from cricket and football to netball and self-defence activities. Likewise the societies over all aspects of life including academic, activities and games, campaigning, cultural and performing arts as well as the chance to start their own should students find a niche.