The University of York
Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching MA
The University of York

Key Course Facts

Course Description

The aim of the programme is to provide a broad-based Master's in language education informed by theoretical and practical concerns. The programme does not offer a language teaching qualification; it does offer advanced inquiry into the processes of language learning, with specific reference to second language learning. Applications are welcome from both home and international students.

Students will complete four assessed coursework essay assignments (each 4,000 to 5,000 words in length); an exam in research methods in language learning and teaching; an assessed presentation dissertation outline, ethics audit and a dissertation of 12,000 words based on a small-scale research study

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. P
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Tuition Fees Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching MA

EU £18700 year 1
England UK £8440 year 1
Northern Ireland £8440 year 1
Scotland £8440 year 1
Wales £8440 year 1
Channel Islands £8440 year 1
International £18700 year 1

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Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
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
Insurance £51
Other £95
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.

University Rankings

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About The University of York

The University of York, usually abbreviated to Ebor, is a collegiate research university based in the historic and picturesque city of York, England. It has two main campuses, East and West, which are just a few minute’s walking distance apart. It also has another site known as King’s Manor just North-West of the city centre.

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Where is this programme taught

Main Site - Heslington
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