MA Applied Linguistics

University of Reading, England

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About Programme

Ideal for graduates wishing to develop a career in the language-related industries.

  • Type: On campus
  • Start: September
  • Language: English


  • Duration: 12 months
  • Fee national: $9,574
  • Fee international: $20,357


  • Duration: 24 months
  • Ideal for graduates wishing to develop a career in the language-related industries
  • Taught by experts, providing current and critical knowledge of applied linguistics
  • Provides training in established and cutting-edge research methodologies
  • Connects theory with practice in real-world settings
  • Offers flexibility and choice, using small-group teaching, to suit individual needs and academic interests

Study focus (sample modules)

  • Second language learning principles
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Approaches to discourse analysis
  • Issues in bilingualism
  • Corpus linguistics


Graduates from our postgraduate programmes enter a range of careers worldwide, including teacher training; university research, teaching and leadership; testing and assessment; directing, managing or teaching roles within language teaching institutions.

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). Those with other qualifications and relevant work experience may also be considered for entry. IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

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