St Mary's University, Twickenham

Course Introduction

The MA in Applied Linguistics and ELT has helped develop the careers of hundreds of professionals in language teaching, management, publishing and research. The degree is designed primarily for teachers of English and of other modern languages who are interested in extending their knowledge of language and language teaching. It provides you with the opportunity to explore developments in applied linguistics and language teaching in the light of their own practical expertise and knowledge. Our Applied Linguistics and ELT degree can provide opportunities for advancement in language teaching, management, and research. We have successful graduates in senior posts throughout the world. To qualify for the Master's you will need to be awarded 180 credits. A PGDip will be awarded for the completion of all modules except the dissertation (120 credits) and a PGCert is awarded to those who complete three 20 credit modules.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £7,280 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £7,280 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £13,650 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students should have an undergraduate degree with at least 2:2 honours degree, plus three years professional experience in education. We are able to consider applications from people without a degree if they have appropriate professional qualifications and experience. We will also consider applications from graduates without the full three years? professional experience if their first degree is in a subject related to applied linguistics.
  • International entry requirements: Students whose first Language is not English, they need to have an IELTS score of 7.0 overall with no less than 6.5 in any section (or equivalent).
  • IELTS score: 7