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Master of Science by Coursework in Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition
- The Course shall be under the supervision of the Academic Committee of the Department of Education.
- Candidates must follow a course of instruction for three terms, full-time.
- Candidates will take six one-term core modules. Each core module will be assessed through a take-home summative assessment, consisting of an essay of up to 2,500 words.
- Candidates are also required to submit a dissertation of between 15,000 and 20,000 words by no later than noon on the second Thursday in August.
- All assessments must be submitted using the University’s online submission system. Technical information on the requirements for online submissions is provided in the Course Handbook.
- If a candidate receives a failing mark for any of the summative assessments, they may re-sit the assessment on one further occasion. The submission date of the re-sit will be the next time the module is assessed in the following year, or by a date published by the Course Director, which will be no sooner than 6 weeks from the release of the results. If a candidate fails the dissertation, they may resubmit it on the next occasion when dissertations are examined. Grades for re-sits of summative assessments and re-submissions of dissertations are capped at 50.