MA Applied Linguistics and TESOL

Program Description

Study MA Applied Linguistics and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) in Cambridge, a city famous for language teaching, and boost your career prospects with new critical and analytical skills. On this course you’ll improve your theoretical understanding of language learning, which will help you to develop your professional teaching skills. You’ll explore the latest theories in topics such as second language acquisition and social discourse and examine different methods of analysis. You’ll be supported throughout by our research-active and industry-experienced academics. On this Masters course you’ll study second language learning as a core module. You’ll explore the major themes that have emerged from the research on the second-language acquisition process. We’ll encourage you to use your own language learning and teaching experience as you assess these approaches.

Alongside this you’ll examine the relationship between language and society. You’ll study sociological and sociolinguistic models and theories and discover different approaches to linguistic and discourse analysis.

Admission Requirements

  • A good honours degree (or equivalent), normally in a related subject. Applicants with professional experience are also encouraged to apply.

IELTS Requirements

Listening Reading Writing Speaking Overall
6 6 6 6 6.5


  • Course duration: 12 months (September starts), 16 months (January starts).
  • For IELTS Waiver - At least 65% marks in English in Higher Secondary School
  • The university will not accept a master's degree student for another master's degree course.

Course Features
  • Country United Kingdom
  • City Cambridge
  • State England
  • Course Duration 1 Year
  • Application fee 0 GBP
  • Tuition fees yearly 15,000 GBP
  • Cost of Living per year 10,000 GBP
  • Starting dates September & January
  • IELTS (Total) 6.5
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