Applied Linguistics MA

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months  
  • Programme start: September 2020
  • Entry requirements: You'll need a good first degree in a relevant subject. Teachers with more than one year relevant experience are eligible for this MA.
Applied Linguistics MA

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a UK 2:1 first degree, usually in English, Linguistics or Education, but candidates who have studied other subjects may be considered.

A minimum of 12 months teaching experience is required for this programme. If applicants do not have teaching experience they should apply for the MA in TESOL.

International qualifications

Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.

English language qualifications

All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted by the University include GCSE English; GCE O level English; AS Level English; A Level English Language; IELTS; TOEFL; Cambridge Proficiency etc. Please see www.liv.ac.uk/international/countries/ for a full list.

If you meet our other academic requirements but do not achieve the required level of English, it is possible to come and study at Liverpool on the University’s summer academic English programmes.  The University's English Language Centre provides tuition and arranges IELTS tests.  For more information about this, and the specific entry requirements for this programmes/department, please visit www.liv.ac.uk/english-language-centre/pre-sessional-english-courses/.

IELTS6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component)
TOEFL iBT88-89
TOEFL Paper600
International BaccalaureateHigher Level (Grade 5)
Hong Kong use of English AS levelB
INDIA Standard XII70% or above from Central and Metro State Boards
WAECC4-6

Please be advised that TOEFL is no longer classified by UK Visas and Immigration as a Secure English Language Test (SELT). However, at the current time the university is continuing to accept TOEFL, at the required level, for entry on to Undergraduate and Postgraduate academic programmes.