Course EN3077

One-Year Master Degree Thesis in Applied English Linguistics

15 Credits
Second Cycle

Main field of study: Applied English Linguistics

The course has no offering planned right now

Learning outcomes for the course

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

  • conduct an independent linguistic study of scholarly value, characterised by a clear connection to current research, application of relevant method and clear argumentation based on advanced linguistic analysis within a limited frame of time
  • demonstrate an advanced knowledge of one of the areas of applied English linguistics, including an advanced knowledge of relevant theory and methodology as well as insights into topical research questions in the area
  • demonstrate the ability to analyze, critically evaluate and deal with complex phenomena and questions, for example in reporting on primary sources and in integrating secondary sources in their own work
  • demonstrate the ability to develop a research question with support from their supervisor and then independently search for, collect, evaluate and critically interpret and analyze relevant information
  • orally and in writing present and argue for their own results as well as for the knowledge and argumentation which form the basis for the conclusions, showing a high level of communicative competence
  • write a degree thesis that follows discipline-specific conventions for academic writing in terms of style, organisation and referencing
  • analyze and discuss the scholarly work of others by pointing out weaknesses as well as strengths in the form of constructive response, and respond to feedback from others, adapting their own work when appropriate.