Master of Science by Coursework in Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching (Part-time)
Differences from 2019/20 to 2022/23
- candidates will
admitted for thePostgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching. Candidates for the M.Sc. in Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching shall normally have successfully obtained an honours degree. They shall normally be engaged as teachers of a second or foreign language at the time of application, and shall expect to continue this engagement during the course. 2. Every candidate must follow a part-time course of instruction in Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching as determined by the Course Director. All candidates on the course are required to complete six summatively assessed taught modules, and two formatively assessed modules, or, in exceptional cases and as determined by the Course Director, to give evidence of equivalent learning for one of these two formatively assessed modules. Candidates must also submit a dissertation. 3. Candidates shall be deemed to have passed the examination if they pass all six assessed modules and pass the dissertation. 4. In each of the two years of this part-time course, an electronic copy of each take-home examination for the two Michaelmas Term modules must be uploaded to the Department of Education’s Higher Degrees WebLearn site, no later than noon on the Friday of Week 0 of Hilary Term, and an electronic copy of the take-home examination for the Hilary Term module must be uploaded to the same place no later than noon on the Friday of Week 0 of Trinity Term. Each take-home examination must be accompanied by a declaration indicating it is the candidate’s own work. Marks will be released to candidates during Hilary Term and Trinity Term of each year after a meeting of the Examination Board. To transfer successfully from the Postgraduate Diploma to the M.Sc., candidates must have passed the first three assessed modules (usually completed in Year 1). 5.Candidates are required to submit a dissertation of between 15,000 and 20,000 words (including footnotes/endnotes but excluding appendices and references or bibliography) on a subject selectedby the candidate in consultation with their supervisor, which must be closely related to one or more of the themes of the course. The subject and title selected by the candidate must be approved by the Course Director at a time to be announced at the beginning of the academic year in which the dissertation is submitted. 6. An electronic copy of the dissertation must be uploaded to the Department of Education’s Higher Degrees WebLearn site notlater than noon on the second Friday of August of the yearin which
the final Module examination has been taken. This copy should be anonymous except for the candidate number. The dissertationmust be accompanied by a declaration indicating that itis the candidate’s own work. Candidates will also be required to submit a hardbound copy of the dissertation to the Department of Education no later than one week after submission of the electronic copy. The hard bound copy of the dissertation of each candidate who passes the examination shall be retained by the department for depositin the departmental library. 7. 8.If a failing mark is received on the dissertation, either at the time of the original submission or upon re-sit and a passing mark has been received for 6assessed modules, the student may apply to exit the programme with a Postgraduate Diploma . 9. The candidate may also be examined orally. The oral examination will normally be on the candidate's dissertation.