Applied Linguistics and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) MA
Anglia Ruskin University
Key Course Facts
Our MA Applied Linguistics and TESOL will improve your theoretical understanding of language learning and help you to develop your teaching skills.
You will explore the latest theories in topics such as second language acquisition and social discourse, as well as learning different methods of analysis with which to assess to their value to your own language teaching.
You will also learn to conduct your own research, compiling and analysing qualitative and quantitative data and developing your critical-evaluative skills. These skills will be put to use on your own research project at the end of the course, as well as in your future career.
Our optional modules will also allow you to explore your own interests, with topics including course design and classroom practice, as well as 'Impacts of Migration' and 'Language, Identity and Policy', which will help prepare you for a teaching career across the world.
Outside of the course, you can take part in our research seminars and conferences. Our past events have included the Identities in Language conference, the British Association for Applied Linguistics conference 2016, and the SymPol Conference on Linguistic (Im)Politeness.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Foundation / Pathway Courses
- Foundation Law
- Graduate Degrees
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- Undergraduate Degrees
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A good honours degree (or equivalent), normally in a related subject. Applicants with professional experience are also encouraged to apply. If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 (Academic level-with no individual score being lower than 6.0) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About Anglia Ruskin University
Founded in 1858, Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) is located in Cambridge, England, just a 15-minute walk from the City Centre. This university offers an extensive catalogue of Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses, as well as 8 student housing options at distinct price points. Cambridge is famous for being a student city, and those at ARU can benefit from that by mixing with those students working at the numerous universities throughout the city.
Where is this programme taught
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