Course EN3075

Topics in Applied English Linguistics

7.5 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 46, 2018

On completion of the course, the students shall be able to:

  • demonstrate insight into and a deepened understanding of the selected areas in Applied Linguistics and the predominant theories, methods and controversies connected with these
  • demonstrate analytical ability to apply and critically examine key terms and concepts in Applied Linguistics
  • demonstrate an understanding of and critically examine key applications of Applied Linguistics, especially those that are driven by technology, such as in Computer-Assisted Language Learning and corpus linguistics
  • identify and critically assess current sources in the form of influential bodies of research and policy in Applied Linguistics (such as professional organisations and international journals)
  • communicate ideas, develop arguments and discuss academic work, showing a high level of communicative competence in both written and spoken academic English.
Starts and ends:
wk46, 2018 - wk3, 2019
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
IT-distance
Language:
English
Entry Qualifications:
  • 90 credits in English including 30 credits at First cycle level 2 or equivalent knowledge. Furthermore proficiency in English documented by one of the following international proficiency test is required: a TOEFL test including TWE with a minimum of 630 (paper) 267 (computer) or 109 (Internet); a Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency with an A or B grade; an IELTS test with a minimum of 7.5 (and no module under 7), or the equivalent knowledge
Application Code:
HDA-H2XZ2
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
8 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Plug in peripherals to your computer, install programmes and adapt installations for your computer.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than two years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 2 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course, as are web-based meetings using sound and image. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online. Use more advanced programmes – for example, simulation programmes.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
10,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
10,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees: www.universityadmissions.se.