MA English Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics

This course provided specialist professional development for English Language Teaching. It draws on innovative research and focuses on the theory and practice of teaching in a variety of contexts.

This course is delivered in a variety of teaching methods that reflect the needs and requirements of the course.

  • The course includes a wide variety of assessment tasks and the opportunity for students to select their own dissertation topic on a subject that is relevant to their teaching context.
  • The course includes the opportunity to take part in study trips2. In recent years, we have run free trips to the London Museums to design language learning tasks based on the artefacts viewed, and to Stratford-upon-Avon to study the impact that Shakespeare’s language has had on modern English. During the optional study trip to Valencia, Spain, we observe English classes taught in three different universities and discuss intercultural and context-specific issues relating to English Language Teaching with our international partners. (Study trips may be subject to additional fees, application processes and/or be subject to availability2).
  • The course also engages with Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) exchanges, with the partners the students may visit during their international study trip2.
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  • Theories and Methods of Language Learning and Teaching - 15 credits
  • Developing Language Teaching Materials - 15 credits
  • Grammar and Phonology for the English Language Teacher - 15 credits
  • Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL): Theory and Practice - 15 credits
  • English Language Teaching in Practice - 15 credits
  • Business English - 15 credits
  • Teaching English through Literature - 15 credits
  • Research Methods - 15 credits
  • Dissertation - 50 credits
  • Professional Enhancement: Managing the Teaching and Learning Process - 10 credits
  • £18,600 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    1 Year


    May 2024

    Start Month

    Apr 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • May 2024
    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time