University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

This programme is designed for both graduates with teaching experience and practising language teachers and trainers who wish to build a career in modern languages and English as a foreign language. It enables students to make an effective contribution to language learning in their organisation through research, development and the application of newly acquired knowledge, and enhance career prospects in further and higher education. Students are introduced to a wide range of research in applied languages, in particular those research activities and themes that affect the language'learning environment, including second language acquisition and communicative language teaching.

Course Modules

Modules include: Key issues in 2nd language teaching; research methods in language learning; the use of information technology (ICT) in language learning; 2nd language acquisition; research project.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants require an undergraduate degree classification of upper 2nd class Honours or above in a relevant discipline, with teaching experience (in exceptional circumstances a lower 2nd class Honours degree may be considered), or a professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to a good honours degree in a related area, or professional experience, research in a professional capacity or publication in journals or presentation at conferences/seminars. Other qualifications and/or experience that demonstrate that a candidate possesses knowledge and skills commensurate with the standard of a good honours degree. Students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £11,350  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,200  Whole course. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,200  Whole course. First year home fees