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Applied Linguistics

University of Groningen

Master Postgraduate Groningen

Course description

Qualification Master of Arts
Field of study Teacher training
Course summary Can you learn a second language the same way you learned your mother tongue? What is the best way to test the language proficiency level of students? Find out in this master's track.
Course description This one-year master's track focuses on research into foreign language learning and teaching. You will study the process of learning and the use of second languages. The track allows you to focus your research on your language of choice, for instance Dutch as a second language, but also English, French, German, Swedish, Chinese, or any other language.You will approach second language acquisition from many different angles, including (cognitive) psychology, social interaction and language teaching. You will be introduced to the field of linguistics, language acquisition and language teaching theory.The master's track focuses especially on dynamic aspects of language development, which explains how the process of second language development is affected by the dynamic interaction of a wide range of factors. You will learn about the social, psychological and cultural processes that interact in using a language or that may cause the use of a second language to grow or decline. You will explore didactic applications of recent research and theoretical developments, and learn about computer assisted language learning.Read more about the Department of Applied Linguistics.
Study subjects -
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 60.00
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes literature study, internship, research project, lecture, group assignment, group discussion, self evaluation, individual assignment, self study, integration module, seminar
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department Faculty of Arts
Information about the institution Students and researchers from all over the world come to Groningen to expand their own boundaries as well as those of academia.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. Additional requirements English: A VWO diploma or a subject certificate for VWO English (mark 6 or higher), minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 100 (with a minimum of 25 on writing skills), or IELTS 7 (with a minimum of 6.5 on all items). Language Centre English Test (LCET) level C1
  2. BA in modern languages, linguistics or education.
Language requirements
Professional experience required -
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2019 15 Aug 2019 1 May 2019
1 Feb 2020 15 Jan 2020 15 Oct 2019
1 Sep 2020 15 Aug 2020 1 May 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2083€ 12500€ 11700

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Libertas Support Fund, Erasmus Mundus Programme (action 1), Eric Bleumink Fund, StuNed Scholarship Programme, FFELP Stafford, Ford Foundation/Ford-IFP, Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme, Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

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