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Applied Linguistics (MA)


Course Description

The School of English at Nottingham has long been at the forefront of research and teaching in the area of applied linguistics.

This MA provides an exciting opportunity to work with leading world figures in the subject and to investigate English language in applied contexts.

You will be introduced to the key ideas and concepts in applied linguistics and provided with thorough training in relevant research methods. This MA provides an excellent route into PhD study after completion of the MA.

The principle of language study that we have established at Nottingham combines theoretical and ideological dimensions with practical applications; with a rigorous and principled approach.

The key features of this course include: a theoretical grounding in research methodology and linguistic description, one-to-one tuition with expert members of staff, teaching informed by active leading-edge researchers in the field, innovative and engaging teaching methods, and access to many online resources and flexibility in course content.

Key facts

- This MA is convened in the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics and is among the most popular postgraduate courses of its kind in the UK
- The School was ranked 7th for English in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015
In the world top 50 for English Literature, Language and Linguistics (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014)
9th in the UK for 'research power' (REF 2014)
- The programme offers an excellent route towards pursuing a PhD
-- Students who wish to apply for an ESRC PhD scholarship can follow the ESRC strand within the programme

The MA in Applied Linguistics is also available as a web-based distance learning course

Visit the Applied Linguistics (MA) page on the University of Nottingham website for more details!

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School Tuition Fee Scholarship - 2 Awards

All those who hold an offer for entry in the forthcoming academic year are welcome to apply for our various scholarship and funding opportunities. These provisions can vary slightly from year to year. Applications for scholarship/funding must be made by the required deadline. Please see our web pages for further information.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Home/EU tuition Fees

Eligibility

Any applicant holding an offer of a place to study on one of the School's Masters courses are invited to apply for one of our School Tuition Fee Scholarships.

Application Procedure

Please visit our web pages in the first instance for more information regarding the provision available and further instructions on how to apply.

Further Information

http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/english/prospective/postgraduatetaught/funding.aspx


(Scholarship)

Midlands3Cities Nottingham Masters Studentships - 14 Awards

Providing routes in to the AHRC-funded Midlands3Cities doctoral training partnership Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership, the University of Nottingham is offering 14 Research Preparation Masters studentships to start September 2015. Midlands3Cities Nottingham Masters studentships are intended to prepare students for doctoral study so it is crucial that applicants make a clear case for how the Masters will lead to an intended PhD programme. Awards will cover the University of Nottingham tuition fee and provide a stipend of £8,400. They do not guarantee subsequent doctoral funding, for which a separate application must be made.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Tuition Fees and Stipend of £8400

Eligibility

These awards are available to outstanding students from the UK and EU who wish to pursue a Masters degree (MA or MRes) at the University of Nottingham in any area of the Arts and Humanities and areas eligible for AHRC funding in Law and Social Sciences.

Application Procedure

For guidance notes and a copy of the application form, visit: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/arts/news-events/m3cdtp-nottingham-masters-funding.aspx

Further Information

http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/arts/news-events/m3cdtp-nottingham-masters-funding.aspx


(Scholarship)

ESRC 1+3 - Single Award

The School of English is inviting applications for an ESRC 1+3 award. Successful applicants will take the research training pathway within the MA Applied Linguistics, or MA Applied Linguistics & English Language Teaching - and then go on to take a PhD in the same subject.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Visit the School's funding page for more information.

Eligibility

ESRC studentships are highly competitive, and successful candidates will hold at least a 2:1 in a relevant discipline. Please ensure that you have read through the guidelines thoroughly and that you are eligible to apply, particularly if you are not from the UK or are studying part-time.

Application Procedure

Visit the School funding page for more information: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/english/prospective/postgraduatetaught/funding/index.aspx

Further Information

http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/english/prospective/postgraduatetaught/funding/index.aspx



Entry Requirements

Applicants are expected to hold at least a 2:1 (Upper 2nd class hons degree from British University or international equivalent). IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

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