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Applied Linguistics

GradDip Applied Linguistics

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 60)

The Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics is an interdisciplinary programme concerned with practical issues involving language use in our globalised, multilingual world: language in the workplace, language and migration, language policy, multilingualism, language education and endangered languages, identity issues and language and technology.
Taught by internationally recognised experts from a variety of disciplines, based on state of the art research.
Students have access to online learning resources and networked computer facilities

Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No
• Anyone interested in the practical issues of communication in social contexts
• Those interested in understanding how languages are learnt and taught
• Anyone with a qualification in languages seeking to enhance their career prospects in their current employment

Entry requirements

This programme is intended for anyone interested in the practical issues of communication in social contexts, those interested in understanding how languages are learnt and taught, or anyone with a qualification in languages seeking to enhance their career prospects in their current employment.

A second class honours grade 2 or equivalent UCD GPA

Applicants whose first language is not English must normally also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 7.0 (no band less than 6.5 in each element), or equivalent.

Duration

1 year full time, 2 years part time.

Careers or further progression

Examples of careers pursued by applied linguistics graduates include: teaching, public and private sector employment (internationally and within Ireland), customer relations manager, marketing consultant, technical copy editor, technical writer, training and development manager, administrative assistant, fund raiser.

Further enquiries

Contact Name:Maria-Rosario Hernandez

Contact Number:+353(0)1 716 8283

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core
Research Methods SLL40110
Second Language Teaching and Learning SLL40180
Second Language Acquisition SLL40290
Intro to Applied Linguistics SLL40330

Stage 1 - Option
Human Language Technologies COMP40020
The English Language for TESOL LANG40590
Minority Languages LING40220
Global English LING40260
Sociolinguistics for AL LING40290
Phonology for AL LING40310
Current Issues in Language Development PSY40350

Comment

The Grad Certificate in Applied Linguistics is a themed, modular programme of studies It is an interdisciplinary programme concerned with practical issues involving language in our globalised, multilingual world.

The Grad Diploma in Applied Linguistics is a themed, modular programme of studies with a total of 60 credits. It is an interdisciplinary programme concerned with practical issues involving language in our globalised, multilingual world.

UCD Students may apply for consideration for transfer to the 'MA in Applied Linguistics' subject to availability of places and satisfaction of eligibility requirements.

The MA in Applied Linguistics is a themed, modular programme of studies with a total of 90 credits. It is an interdisciplinary programme concerned with practical issues involving language in our globalised, multilingual world.

Application date

Grad Dip Applied Linguistics FT (Z229)

Duration 1 Years Attendance Full Time
Deadline Rolling *

Grad Dip Applied Linguistics PT (Z230) Duration
1 Years
Attendance Part Time
Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2017/2018 September.

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

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