Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Master in Applied Linguistics - School of Languages, Philosophy and Civilisation

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Malaysian applicants must posses the following:

i) A bachelor’s degree with honours in Linguistics, English Language, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL/TESOL) or Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from any Institutions of Higher Learning recognised by the University Senate; or

ii) A bachelor’s degree with honours from any Institutions of Higher Learning recognised by the University Senate and must have at least three (3) years teaching experience in English language course or have a certificate/diploma in Linguistics, English Language, Teaching English as a Second Language
(TESL/TESOL) or Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).

International applicants must posses the following:

i) A bachelor’s degree with honours in Linguistics, English Language, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL/TESOL) Or Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from any Institutions of Higher Learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 2.75; and

ii) Fulfill the English language requirements.


Coordinator:

Contact:  Dr. Manvender Kaur a/p Sarjit Singh 

Phone:  04-9285581

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE- (A) Coursework

In order to be conferred the Master in Applied Linguistics by coursework, students have to complete at least 40 credit hours with a CGPA of at least 3.00. The programme structure is as follows:

Mode of Studies

Courses

CORE COURSE
(16 CREDIT HOURS)

  • SCLE5124 Modern English Linguistics
  • SCLE5144 Second Language Acquisition
  •  SCLE5154 Methods of Teaching English
  • SZRZ6014 Research Methodology
ELECTIVE COURSE
(18 CREDIT HOURS)

  • Choose any six (6) courses from the courses listed below:   SCLE5013 Materials Selection and Development
  •  SCLE5043 Teaching English Through Literature
  •  SCLE5053 Pedagogical Grammar
  •  SCLE5113 Phonetics and Phonology
  •  SCLE5133 Morphology and Syntax
  •  SCLE5163 Language Assessment
  •  SCLE5213 Semantics
  •  SCLE5223 Psycholinguistics
  • SCLE5233 Sociolinguistics
  •  SCLE5243 Discourse Analysis
PROJECT PAPER
(6 CREDIT HOURS)

  •  SCLZ6996 Project Paper

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE- (B) Coursework and Dissertation

In order to be conferred the Master in Applied Linguistics by coursework and dissertation; students must complete at least 19 credit hours of coursework and 21 credit hours of dissertation. The programme structure is as follows:

Mode of Studies

Courses

CORE COURSES
(16 CREDIT HOURS)

  •  SCLE5124 Modern English Linguistics
  • SCLE5144 Second Language Acquisition
  •  SCLE5154 Methods of Teaching English
  • SZRZ6014 Research Methodology
ELECTIVE COURSES
(3 CREDIT HOURS)

Choose any 1 course from the courses listed below:
  • SCLE5013 Materials Selection and Development
  •  SCLE5213 Semantics
  • SCLE5233 Sociolinguistics
DISSERTATION
(21 CREDIT HOURS)

  •  SCLZ69921 Dissertation
Students are also required to:

  Present and defend the proposed research/dissertation to a committee;

  1. Attend a viva session to defend the dissertation; and
  2. Submit a dissertation of at least 20 000 words.

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE- (C) Research

Research

Details

REQUIREMENTS

Students are required to:
  • Present and defend the proposed research to a committee;
  • Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School or College;
  •  Attend a viva session to defend the thesis; and
  • Submit a final thesis.
Students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to attend and pass the following courses with at least a B grade before being allowed to defend their proposal (i.e. within the first two semesters of their enrolment):
  •  SZRZ6014 Research Methodology;
  • SCLE6014 Academic Writing; and/or
  •  Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.

 



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Contact Us

Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Science (AHSGS),
Universiti Utara Malaysia,
06010 UUM Sintok,
Kedah Darul Aman, MALAYSIA.

Tel : +604-928 5299
Fax : +604-928 5297

Email: ahsgs@uum.edu.my

Office Hours

Sunday-Wednesday: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
Thursday: 8.00 am to 3.30 pm
Lunch Time: 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm
Weekend (Friday & Saturday): Closed