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Applied Linguistics - MA course structure

The MA Social Science Research consists of a total of 180 credits. Students are required to undertake a number of core and optional modules provided by the DTP and the Centre for Applied Linguistics (CAL).

DTP core modules

Students are required to undertake all DTP core modules.

Module Code 

Module name 

Credits 

Term 

IM926

Research Design, Practice and Ethics 

20

Term 1

Monday, 13.00-15.00

IM924

Philosophy of Social Science Research 

20

Term 2

Tuesday, 10.00-12.00

IM925

Foundations in Qualitative Research  

20

Term 2

Wednesday, 9.00-12.00

Core optional modules

Students are required to undertake one (20 credit) quantitative module from the options below:

Module code

Module name

Credits

Term

PO91Q

Fundamentals in Quantitative Research Methods

 

20

Term 1

TBC

SO916

Quantitative Methods in Social Science ResearchLink opens in a new window

20

Term 2

Friday, 10.00–12.00 and 13.00–15.00

Applied Linguistics pathway core modules

Students are required to undertake one (60 credit) Applied Linguistics core dissertation module from the options below.

Module code

Module name

Credits

Term

ET9D5

DissertationLink opens in a new window

60

Term 3 (preparation sessions may take place in Terms 1 & 2)

ET924

DissertationLink opens in a new window

60

Term 3 (preparation sessions may take place in Terms 1 & 2)

Applied Linguistics pathway optional modules

Students will be required to study 40 credits from the following optional modules, with a minimum of 20 credits being drawn from the Applied Linguistics pathway specific modules.

Module code

Module name

Credits

ET908

Understanding Culture

15

ET909

Intercultural Competence and Assessment

10

ET910

Exploring Professional Communication

15

ET913

Culture, Identity and Adaptation

15

ET914

Globalisation and Diversity in the Workplace

10

ET915

Leadership, Teamwork and Culture

15

ET916

Critical issues in Intercultural Politics

10

ET917

Language and Interaction in Context

10

ET918

International Business

10

ET919

Intercultural Coaching & Development

10

ET920

Management across Cultures

10

ET921

Marketing across Cultures

10

ET9A1

Teaching Language and Culture

10

ET9A2

Media and Intercultural Communication

10

ET9A7

Public Relations Across Cultures

10

ET9B1

Approaches to Written Discourse

15

ET9C5

Practical Teaching Methodology

10

ET9B9

Spoken Interaction

10

ET9B2

Foundations of TESOL Methodology (pre-experience)

15

ET9C8

Specialism in Intercultural Language Teaching and Learning

20

ET9C2

Information and Communication Technology in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ICT in TESOL)

10

ET9B3

Innovations in TESOL Methodology (post-experience)

15

ET9C3

Literature and Drama in TESOL

10

ET9B6

Research methods in TESOL

10

ET9D2

Teaching and researching young language learners

10

ET9C4

Management and Leadership in TESOL

10

ET9C1

Assessment in TESOL

10

ET9B8

Sociolinguistics of English as a Global Language

10

ET9B4

Professional Practice in TESOL (Post-experience)

20

ET9B5

Professional Practice in TESOL (pre-experience)

20

ET9B7

SLA Insights for TESOL Practice

10, 15

ET9C6

Specialism in Classroom Motivation

20

ET9D3

Using Corpora for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

10

ET9C9

Specialism in Teacher Education and Development

20

Alternative module options

Students may be permitted to study up to 20 credits of any modules available across the University, subject to the limitations set in the University Regulations & Module and Credit Framework, OR up to 20 credits of Advanced Training modulesLink opens in a new window offered across the 6 institutions in the Midlands Graduate School subject to availability and the approval by the Course Director. Please contact the ESRCdtp@warwick.ac.ukLink opens in a new window in the first instance.

Module selection

  • Select the optional modules relevant to your training needs, in conjunction with your supervisor.
  • Timetable informationLink opens in a new window
  • Warwick module catalogueLink opens in a new window
  • Ensure you have considered any module session clashes and the module weighting between Term 1 and Term 2. This includes considering the timing of assessments. Please note some modules have multiple assessments throughout the term.
  • Inform esrcdtp@warwick.ac.uk of your module selection by 29 September. The ESRC DTP will confirm with the pathway department and input your choices onto the module registration system.