Linguistics - Applied Linguistics

University College Cork


Course Name Linguistics - Applied Linguistics
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MAAPL
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 13 September 2021.
Application Date

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Duration 1 year full-time.
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Entry Requirements

Candidate must have a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8)which includes a language.

Students with a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) will be considered under...


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The course generally includes three two-hour weekly lectures and seminars led by different members of the lecturing team. Individual supervision is provided for the purposes of the minor thesis component through regular meeting...

Course Content

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This course will provide you with the tools to describe language from various analytical perspectives and with insight and training in various branches of applied linguistics. A further component of the course relates to the developme...

Subjects Taught

Expand+In the first semester, students are introduced to the basics of linguistics, including:
phonetics and phonology
morphology and syntax
pragmatics and semantics
second language acquisition

The second semester offers modules in...

Assessment Method The course is assessed by assignments in various forms such as practical exercises, oral presentations and essays. A minor thesis is also a requirement.
Careers or Further Progression

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What can I do after I graduate with an MA in Applied Linguistics?
This MA programme will specifically interest language graduates and those with an interest in language issues in society and a language-related career....

Further Enquiries Dr. Barbara Siller,
+ 353 21 4902892 / 4902078
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