Postgraduate study

The School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies offers a range of postgraduate qualifications, ranging from graduate certificates to PhD programmes.

Postgraduate study options within the School of Linguistics and Applied Language include Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, Honours Degrees, Master's Degrees and PhDs.

Follow the links below for further information about postgraduate degree options below PhD level in each subject area. For more information about the PhD programme, see the PhD page.

Subjects

Applied Linguistics

Enhance your Bachelor's degree with postgraduate study and gain advanced knowledge and skills in Applied Linguistics.

Linguistics

Build on your degree and advance your linguistic knowledge and skills with postgraduate study.

Second Language Learning and Teaching

Take your language study to the next level and gain advanced knowledge and skills in language learning and teaching.

TESOL

Enhance your career prospects—get advanced knowledge and skills in teaching English to speakers of other languages.

Qualifications

Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is a one-trimester (12 weeks) introductory programme in TESOL teaching for graduates.

Graduate Diploma in Arts (in Linguistics, or in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages )

Please contact the Linguistics Programme Director or the TESOL Programme Director for specific information about each of these Graduate Diplomas in Arts.

Bachelor of Arts with Honours

The Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Linguistics combines 400-level courses for graduates with a BA in Linguistics. For further information refer to the Bachelor of Arts with Honours or read more about studying Linguistics at a postgraduate level.

Master of Arts 180 points

The School offers four 180 point Master of Arts programmes: in TESOL, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Second Language Learning and Teaching (SLLT).

The Master of Arts 120 points is also available in some subjects. This is suitable for someone who has completed prior postgraduate study in a relevant subject.

Current courses for the MA in Applied Linguistics/TESOL

PhD

The PhD is a thesis degree for graduates with appropriate academic qualifications. For more information, see the PhD page.