This programme is designed to provide coherent coverage of a broad range of areas, offering experienced practitioners preparation for more responsible positions in language teaching and testing, teacher training, ELT curriculum and materials development, and further research. Many students are now in leading language teaching and policy positions across the world. Support for your studies is provided by the non-credit Postgraduate Academic Study Skills module, which runs in terms 1, 2 and 3.
- Second Language Acquisition
- Trends and Issues in Language Teaching Methodology
- Research Methods in Linguistics and English Language
- Curriculum Design in Language Education
- Instructed Second Language Acquisition
- Language Test Construction and Evaluation
- Pedagogical Grammar
- Task based Language Teaching
- Teacher Development in Language Education
- Free choice modules from those offered by the Department
Duration: 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time.
Entry Requirements: A good second class honours degree, or its equivalent, plus over two years of full-time foreign language teaching experience.
IELTS: 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in listening and speaking and at least 6.5 in reading and writing) or equivalent.
Assessment: Coursework and dissertation.
Funding: All applicants should consult www.lancs.ac.uk/pgfunding/
- Applied Linguistics (by thesis and coursework) : MPhil/PhD
- Digital Language and Literacies : MA
- Discourse Studies : MA
- English Language (by distance) : MA
- English Language and Literary Studies : MA
- Language Testing (by Distance) : MA
- Language and Linguistics : MA
- Linguistics : MPhil/PhD
- TESOL (Hong Kong) : MA
- Teaching English as a Foreign Language : MA
- Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) : MA
- Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages by Distance : MA