University of Warwick The Centre for Applied Linguistics

Introduction

Warwick Applied Linguistics

Working within the broad field of Applied Linguistics, we have an international reputation for our research, teaching and consultancy in the areas of language learning, teaching and assessment, discourse analysis, and intercultural communication.

Our aims

Interdisciplinary in focus, our aims are to provide a high quality, friendly and student-focused learning environment for all who seek to excel in our areas of expertise, and an outstanding research and consultancy service to our professional clients.

Study

Undergraduate

  • BA Language, Culture and Communication
  • BA Linguistics with a Modern Language
  • BA English Language and Linguistics

Postgraduate

  • MA English Language Teaching
  • MSc Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions
  • MPhil/PhD in English Language Teaching, Applied Lingusitics, Intercultural Communication, Discourse Studies

English Language & Short Courses

Research

Our research focuses on the relationship between Applied Linguistics and professional practice in a variety of contexts, especially in the following areas for which we have active research groups:

  • Language learning, teaching and assessment (LLTA)
  • Professional and academic discourse (PAD)
  • Working and communicating across cultures (WACC)

Collaborate

Facing cross-cultural communication challenges in your organisation?

  • We can help you develop the intercultural competence of your staff
  • We are able to design and tailor a variety of approaches to suit your specific needs
  • We work with a range of organisations who want to benefit from our expertise
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MA

MA in English Language Teaching (MA ELT)

Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Coventry

Looking for an internationally-recognised professional qualification that can help take you to the next stage of your career? Or perhaps you want to deepen your understanding of the latest issues and practices in English language teaching, to help you deliver the best possible education to students of English language around the world? [+]

Take your career to the next level Looking for an internationally-recognised professional qualification that can help take you to the next stage of your career? Or perhaps you want to deepen your understanding of the latest issues and practices in English language teaching, to help you deliver the best possible education to students of English language around the world? With our flexible course structure, the research excellence you’d expect from one of the world’s top universities, and a close, supportive community around you, the MA English Language Teaching (ELT) at the University of Warwick is the course for you. Professional development, whatever your experience The students who join our course each year come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Whether you have a wealth of teaching experience as a head of department or curriculum developer, or you’re yet to complete your first year of teaching, our course will offer you research-led teaching to further your professional development. If you have less than two years’ experience teaching English to speakers of other languages, our ELT (Studies and Methods) course will introduce you to a variety of academic disciplines relating to teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL/ELT). And at the same time, you’ll gain a solid professional foundation for developing your practical teaching skills. Or if you’re a more experienced teacher, our diverse range of course streams will develop your in-depth understanding of the links between theory and practice in English language teaching, while allowing you to specialise in areas... [-]

MSc

MSc Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions

Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Coventry

Our MSc in Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions (ICBP) is for anyone who wants to develop their intercultural skills, and apply those skills to the world of business or beyond. [+]

Are you ready for the global workplace? Our MSc in Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions (ICBP) is for anyone who wants to develop their intercultural skills, and apply those skills to the world of business or beyond. With research increasingly showing a need for employees who can work across cultures, the intercultural skills you’ll learn on the course will prepare you for wherever you want your career to take you. A programme tailored to your needs With a wide variety of modules to choose from, our MSc ICBP lets you tailor your studies to your own career aspirations. Want to apply your intercultural knowledge in a role within marketing? Or perhaps you’re interested in issues in intercultural politics? Our core modules focus on culture and communication, developing your ability to analyse, explain and research intercultural communication, as well as strengthening your practical cultural skills. You can also choose from optional modules that enable you to specialise in various communication and/or professionally oriented areas, including marketing, international business and even learning and working in a new language. What’s more, you can choose the pace of your studies, with full-time and tailored part-time study options available. Apply your intercultural skills in the real world On our MSc ICBP, our programme is rooted in the understanding that teaching needs to be informed by research and practice alike. Our research with organisations across a wide range of industries is reflected in both our course content and our approach to teaching. That’s why... [-]

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S1.74 Social Sciences Building, University of Warwick,
Coventry, England, CV4 7AL GB
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