Master of Science by Coursework in Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching (Part-time)
Differences from 2020/21 to 2022/23
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 ofa 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-timecourse of instruction in Applied Linguisticsfor Language Teaching
determined bythe 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 copy of thetwo Michaelmas Term assignments must be submitted electronically no later than noon on the Friday of Week 0 ofHilary Term , and a copy of the Hilary Term assignment must be submitted electronically no later than noon on the Friday of Week 0 of Trinity Term. Each assignment must be accompanied by a declaration indicating it is the candidate’s own work.
- Candidates who successfully complete the
two formatively assessed modules and thesix summatively assessed taughtmodules and who choose not to continue with their programme of study may be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching. 6.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. 7. A copy of the dissertation must be submitted electronically 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 are also required to submit a final, non-anonymised copy of their dissertation tothe Oxford University Research Archive (ORA) at the same time that they submit the anonymised version for examination. 8. 9.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 in Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching. 5. 10. The candidate may also be examined orally. The oral examination will normally be on the candidate's dissertation.