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Program Name:

MA Applied Linguistics
Program Homepage: http://www.nottingham.edu.cn/en/english/studyprogrammes/courses/maappliedlinguistics.aspx
Institution: The University of Nottingham - Ningbo China
Address: 199 Taikang East Rd
City: Ningbo
Zip/Postal Code: 315100
State/Province: Zhejiang
Country: China
Application Deadline: 31st May 2013
Contact Person: Ryan Parker , Mr
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Phone: +86 (0) 574 88189823
Linguistic Subfield(s): Applied Linguistics
Language/Language Family Specialization(s): English
Program Size: Medium (11-25 students)
Program Description: This postgraduate programme represents a one year full-time (or part-time) advanced study of the current state of scholarship in language study and linguistics. It provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary and sub-disciplinary dimensions of linguistics, and offers students the ability to develop a critical facility in applying theoretical models and frameworks in language study.

Students take 180 credits worth of modules, including the dissertation element (60c). Students are required to take the module Approaches to language and Linguistics (15c) and the module Research Methods in Applied Linguistics (15c). Students can choose an additional 90 credits from a range of taught elective modules.

The degree equips students with a very high level of knowledge and skills in applied linguistics, critical and adaptable thinking. It is an excellent preparation for doctoral research study.
Available Financial Aid: International students (non-Chinese passport holders) with a 2:1 bachelor's degree or equivalent, may apply for a part scholarship of 30,000 CNY (33% of the tuition fee).

There are approximately 15 available for Sept 2013 entry.
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