This new programme will become highly relevant in the near future because of the EU-wide demand for language teachers, (especially speakers of some non-European languages,) and awards you a qualification that satisfies international standards. You will develop an advanced conceptual understanding that will enable you to evaluate language teaching methodologies and to carry out research and enquiry in the area of language teaching and learning.
* Suitable for students who wish to obtain a general language teaching qualification for Europe and beyond. * The degree is advisable for students who wish to teach their mother tongue, or any other language they speak, on an adequate level. * The programme focuses on general, theoretical aspects of language teaching. * It will allow you to develop a global perspective.
Why study with us?
Our language departments were ranked highly in 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), and our Linguistics department was rated top in the last two RAEs. Students are taught by internationally recognised experts.
We consistently rank highly in the National Student Survey; in 2011, our language courses were ranked in the top ten across the country for overall student satisfaction.
* Graduates of the MA in Language Teaching will have a thorough theoretical foundation to teach any language. * Students will develop a systematic understanding of knowledge and a critical awareness of current problems and new insights concerning language teaching and learning theory. * Students will profit from London's international English-speaking environment. * This is the only MA course of this kind. There is nothing comparable in the UK.
The Multimedia Language Resource Centre is a modern, multi-media language learning facility, designed to provide a technology-enhanced learning environment for the Language Centre within the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film.
You will have access to facilities and equipment, including:
* Three large and two small multimedia digital labs for language teaching and self-access language learning * Powerful teacher and student workstations running the AVIDAnet® Tenjin multimedia laboratory software * SMARTBoard™ interactive whiteboard to provide media-enhanced teaching and learning * TV software for viewing live international satellite television broadcasts
page on the Queen Mary University of London website for more details!
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is proud to be working in partnership with the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) in the UK to offer a wide range of scholarships for postgraduate study at Master’s and PhD level. In 2017-18 we will be hosting an unprecedented number of Commonwealth Scholars from across the globe.Commonwealth Scholarships at QMUL typically cover full overseas tuition fees, living costs, airfares, and a variety of other expenses. Scholars from developing Commonwealth countries are eligible to apply for these awards.You can apply for a Commonwealth Scholarship for Master’s (one-year courses only). All subject areas are eligible, although the CSC’s selection criteria give priority to applications that demonstrate the strongest relevance to development.
Value of Scholarship(s)
To apply for these scholarships, you must: - Be a Commonwealth citizen, refugee, or British protected person - Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country - By October 2017, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree) For full eligibility criteria, please visit the website
All candidates should apply to QMUL online following our normal application procedures (please be aware that candidates applying for a Commonwealth Scholarship may have an earlier application deadline than normal) and will also need to make an application directly to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.Application deadline: 15 November 2016
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) works closely with the Chevening - the UK government’s international scheme aimed at developing global leaders - to provide a large number of full scholarships for study on our one-year Masters courses.Every year QMUL hosts a large cohort of the 1500 Chevening Scholars who come to study at universities all over the UK. In 2016-17 we have a record of 87 scholars joining QMUL from countries across the globe! All Chevening awards cover full overseas tuition fees, as well as providing a stipend for living costs, air-fares, and a variety of other expenses.Chevening Scholars also benefit from a year-long programme of events helping you experience the best of British culture and to make the most of your time in the UK.A large number of QMUL-Chevening Scholarships will be available across all one-year QMUL masters courses.
Value of Scholarship(s)
To be eligible for a Chevening Award you must: - Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country - Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended - Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry to a postgraduate programme at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK. - Have at least two years’ work experiencePlease visit the website for full eligibility criteria
Applications for all scholarships must be made directly to the Chevening: full details on how to apply are available on the Chevening’s webpages.The deadline for applications is Tuesday 8 November 12:00 GMT.Candidates should also apply for their chosen Masters programme at QMUL through our online portal in the normal way.Candidates are encouraged to QMUL as early as possible to ensure that their application can be processed in a time to meet the Chevening’s deadline for the confirmation of their unconditional university offer in July 2017.
HESPAL aims to help create the next generation of senior academics who can maintain international quality standards at Palestinian universities and to develop renewed, sustainable links between Palestinian and UK universities. The Scheme will upgrade junior academic staff in Palestinian universities through a Masters Scholarship programme. Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has one scholarship available through the HESPAL scheme.Study areas covered include: Business, Economics and Finance; Educational Management; Political Sciences and International Relations; Human Rights and Governance; Agriculture; Engineering; Law, Management; Environmental Studies; Water management, Nursing, TSOL, Human Resourses, Economics, Literature, Linguistics, IT, Science programmes, Environmental Sciences and Sustainable Infrastructure, Clean Energy and Conservation Strategies, MA Energy Management, Energy Conservation, Sustainable Energy, ICT, nanotechnologies and energy. The scholarship covers the following: - tuition fees - pre-departure briefing from the British Council - arrival allowances - thesis allowances - a monthly allowance to cover living expenses.The scholarship does not cover the costs for accompanying family, visa fees, IELTS cost, and Airfare ticket to/from the UK.
Value of Scholarship(s)
- Applicant must be a resident citizen of Palestinian Territories. - Applicant must be currently employed by the Palestinian university which nominates her/him, which must be one of the participating Palestinian universities. - Applicant will have a Masters degree from a Palestinian university with a minimum grade of very good (and equivalent to at least a 3.0 Bachelor’s Degree from UK). - Applicant must sign a written undertaking to return to Palestinian university within a time frame agreed with their university, normally one year. - Applicant must have IELTS certification appropriate for course and university (normally at least 6.5, sometimes higher).Please visit website for full eligibility details
The completed application forms and all other documentation must be submitted in hard copies to your university scholarship coordination office by 23 January 2017. For full application details, please visit the website
Upper second-class honours (or overseas equivalent) in an undergraduate degree in language, or in a field related to language/culture; or a degree in Language EducationIELTS 7.0 with 7.0 in writing (or equivalent) required of overseas applicants whose first language is not English.
Home Students: £5500, International Students: £13, 925
Recipient: Queen Mary University of London
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