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Applied Linguistics - MRes

Course Description

About the course:
-Intensive training for those interested in doctoral studies in Applied Linguistics
-Represents year one of a four-year programme potentially leading to a PhD
-Extensive research training in the social sciences and Applied Linguistics
-Gain transferable skills relevant to language research and project management
-Guidance on the planning of a PhD topic (if relevant)


Sample modules:
-Issues in linguistic research
-Essentials of research methods
-Second language learning principles
-Approaches to discourse analysis
-Corpus linguistics

Please note that all modules are subject to change.


Graduates from our postgraduate programmes enter a range of careers worldwide, including teacher training; university research, teaching and leadership; testing and assessment; directing, managing or teaching roles within language teaching institutions.

Visit the Applied Linguistics - MRes page on the University of Reading website for more details!

Entry Requirements

You are normally required to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). Those with other qualifications and a number of years’ relevant work experience will also be considered for entry. IELTS: 7.0 overall with no element less than 6.5 (or equivalent).

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