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Examines the complex relationship between language and cultural diversity, and equips students with an advanced knowledge of major approaches to linguistic aspects of culture. Training will be provided in the research skills and knowledge relevant to further study in empirical and applied linguistics.
Strong research environment including a number of research workshops and seminar series.
A broad range of module choices with three thematic areas, and our MA programmes are both research and professionally oriented.
Stimulating and intellectually challenging teaching and learning environment with a variety of teaching and learning methods including lectures, seminars and tutorials, with the view of maximizing students' critical analysis skills and autonomous learning.
The Centre for Language Discourse & Communication forms part of the King’s Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Centre, supported by the Economic and Social Research Council and we occupy a prominent position in national and international research networks.
Superb location, with access to important social, cultural, and textual resources, such as King's own Maughan Library and the British Library.
Application status Open
Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
Study mode Full-time, Part-time
Credit value UK 180/ECTS 90
Course intake n/a
Course leaders Dr Simon Coffey
Course contact for further information Postgraduate Admissions Team, Admissions Officetel: +44 (0)20 7848 2979fax: +44 (0)20 7848 7200 https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/enquiry-form.aspx
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Awarding institution King's College London
Faculty Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
Department Department of Education and Professional Studies
Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.
2:1 Bachelor's (or equivalent qualification) in linguistics, applied linguistics, English language, a modern language, or other similar and relevant degree.
Master's degree in linguistics, applied linguistics, English language, a modern language, or other similar and relevant degree.
Your application will be assessed by two members of academic staff. We interview all applicants either in person or by phone if overseas. We aim to process all applications within four weeks although this may take longer in February and March and over holiday periods.
Please list relevant qualifications and state potential dissertation topic, if known.
The deadline for applications is 01 April 2016 for 2016 entry. Prior to this date all applications will be given equal consideration and considered on their individual merits. After this date applications will be considered subject to the availability of places, thus we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Please note that funding deadlines may be earlier.
This programme examines the complex relationship between language and cultural diversity, and equips students with:
Modules will be selected from those available to construct a coherent programme of study.More information about the programme and lecturers can be found on the Department of Education and Professional Studies' MA Language, Discourse & Communication study page. Incoming students can also find dates, key contacts, recommended texts and enrolment information via the departmental Welcome to King's pages.
In order to gain the MA, students must successfully complete modules equivalent to a total of 180 credits, divided between taught modules (totalling 120 credits) and a supervised research dissertation (60 credits).
The Postgraduate Taught Open Evening will be held on 21st May. For further information please go to: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/openday/index.aspx
Language, Identity and Culture
Researching Linguistic Diversity
Optional modules - please see list of modules below for further information
Doctoral research, language-related professions, eg teaching, translation and interpreting, journalism, publishing and international relations.
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*This tuition fee is subject to annual increases.
Please visit our web pages on fees and funding for more information.
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