Applied linguistics identifies, investigates, and offers solutions to language-related real-life problems, such as improving how languages are taught or how multicultural workplaces can improve communication between staff.
This one-year full-time (or part-time) course has a particular focus on research methodology, exploring how language shapes human interaction.
By studying this course you will:
- Understand how to employ a range of research approaches to language, from discourse analysis to corpus linguistics - Have the opportunity to investigate language and communication from an interdisciplinary angle - Develop a thorough grounding in language research and its practical applications - Use your knowledge of how languages are formed to solve real-life problems.
The course is excellent preparation for students who wish to continue their studies at PhD level.
Grammar and Discourse Research Methods in Applied Linguistics Approaches to Language and Linguistics
Students must also choose three modules from the following
Teaching Language and Literature Syllabus Design and Methodology Corpus Linguistics Intercultural Communication
By studying applied linguistics you will develop skills that are highly valued by employers, such as critical thinking, research, analysis, oral/written communication, presentation and problem solving skills. The types of careers you might expect to pursue include:
Advertising and marketing Business analyst Communications Language teaching Project management Publishing Research and academia Writing
Ningbo Govt.International Student Scholarships for Acacemic Excellence
There are approximately 15 scholarships of 30,000 CNY (approx 3,000 GBP) available for masters applicants.Students who would like to apply for this scholarship will need to prepare their documents and submit to the Recruitment & Admissions Office by 31st May 2015
Value of Scholarship(s)
GBP 3,000 (approximate based on exchange rate)
Candidates must have a 2:1 or higher (or equivalent) and meet English Language requirements.
Students must complete a separate application and provide a separate personal statement in addition to applying for a Master's programme at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China.
A honours degree at 2:1 level or above (or international equivalent) in an appropriate subject. Relevant teaching experience will also be an advantage. For more information please see the website View Website
08 June 2017
Recipient: University of Nottingham in China
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