The Master of Arts (Applied Linguistics) programme provides a broad-based course of study in the field of applied linguistics, mainly within the fields of language education and language studies, balancing theoretical knowledge with practical application. It is designed primarily for English language teaching professionals who wish to strengthen their academic qualifications for career advancement, but it is also suitable for people with a keen interest in language-related issues.
This programme helps you to develop a strong foundation in theories of linguistics and language learning by providing you with opportunities to critically review current research in applied linguistics. You will also acquire skills for conducting language pedagogy research and examining language-related issues in various contexts, skills which will undoubtedly contribute towards your overall professional development as language educators and researchers. Through this programme, you will be exposed to many new ideas and skills which you can apply to your specific educational and work contexts, and gain a better understanding of various language-related issues and concerns in Singapore and around the world. As a result, you will be in a stronger position to appreciate and harness the power of language in your professional and everyday lives.
Effective from August 2017 intake
There are two options within this programme. You are required to either:
To help you gain maximum benefits from the programme, you should have:
The Master of Arts (Applied Linguistics) is offered on both part-time and full-time basis. The candidature periods are as follows:
Our tuition fees are subject to revision on a yearly basis. More details can be found here. : https://www.nie.edu.sg/higher-degrees/admissions/fees