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Level: MA / MSc
Duty: Research
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics
Specific Language: English
Application Deadline: 01-Feb-2014
Supporting Institution: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Center for Language Studies
LL Issue: 24.3503
Posted: 05-Sep-2013
Support Description: Graduate Student Funding in ESL are available to support study beginning in January 2014 in the Master of Arts Program in Language Studies at University Malaysia Sarawak

The Program offers an M.A degree in any one of three Concentration Areas: TESOL, Language Culture and Society, and Language Acquisition. The time of study is one and a half to two years. GRA’s must have an interest in technology and second language education.

Note: This is not a complete sponsorship but rather, an award to support students in a graduate program of study.
Application Mailing Address: Dr. Shanthi Nadarajan Center for Language Studies Universiti Malaysia Sarawak Kuching Sarawak 94300 Malaysia
Application Web Address: http://www.postgrad.unimas.my/index.php/2012-12-06-02-04-37/apply-now
Contact Information: Dr Su Ting shting@cls.unimas.my Phone: 6082-581760 Fax: 6082-581781