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MA Applied Linguistics (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
August

 Tuition fee

International
16250 SGD
National
4650 SGD

Application fee

International 22 SGD
National 22 SGD
Department
National Institute of Education
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)100
TOEFL-PBT (min)600

About this course

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 students 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. Students also acquire skills for conducting language pedagogy research and examining language-related issues in various contexts, skills which will undoubtedly contribute towards their overall professional development as language educators and researchers.

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Eligibility Criteria

To help you gain maximum benefits from the programme, you should have:

  • A Bachelor's degree from a recognised university, either with English Language Studies, Linguistics or in a relevant field (with evidence of adequate knowledge in language studies).
  • Teaching qualifications and teaching experience, while preferred, are not required for admission.
  • For international applicants, more information on the entry requirements can be found here: http://www.nie.edu.sg/higher-degrees/admissions/general-entry-requirement/#competency-in-the-english-language-and-gre-requirements

 

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Course Modules

There are two options within this programme. You are required to either:

  • Complete 6 courses plus a dissertation (Dissertation option), or
  • Complete 7 courses plus a 2 AU Critical Inquiry Course

for more information kindly refer to: http://www.nie.edu.sg/our-people/academic-groups/ell/programmes/higher-degree-programmes/master-of-arts-(applied-linguistics)-from-august-2017-intake-onwards

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How to Apply

The application documents must be arranged and submitted in the following order:

  • Hardcopy printout of the Application Form, signed at the Affirmation Section and affixed a Passport-sized photograph on the Application Form
  • Photocopy of your National Registration Identity Card (NRIC)(front and back). If you do not have an NRIC, please provide a copy of your passport information page(s)(containing the passport number, name, etc.)
  • Completed Photo Form
  • Completed Coursework Supplementary Form
  • Coursework Supplementary Form (Applicable to all Coursework programmes. To submit one Supplementary Information Form for each programme applied.)
  • Photocopy of Degree Scrolls / Certificates (Master’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, etc.)
  • Photocopy of Transcripts (Master’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, etc.). Please note that:
  • A transcript of detailed academic results is required from each university or college attended. The transcript results should show marks (wherever possible) and grades obtained in each module. If the transcript is in a language other than English, please provide an official English translation as well and the modules in the translation should be listed in the same order as that of the original transcript
  • If a complete transcript is not available, please include a complete photocopied set of examination results for every semester
  • TOEFL / IELTS Score  (Applicable to graduates of universities with non-English medium instruction) 
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  • Other relevant Professional Certificates or examination results of relevant individual modules read, etc.

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