Global multilingualism has only increased with the growth of communications technologies, travel, and international trade. This cross-disciplinary programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills to understand multilingualism across the world, gain critical awareness of the issues surrounding language development, enhance intercultural communication abilities, and strengthen cooperation and collaboration among a wide range of diverse, international communities.
By the time you graduate from the Master of Applied Linguistics with a specialisation in multilingualism, you will have obtained the following:
The completion of additional learning activities is required to obtain your master degree. The programme includes a total of 600 hours of Additional Learning Activities, most of which are chosen individually by students. Normally, required ALA hours will be distributed evenly across each semester, amounting to 200 hours per semester. Part-time programmes will normally require 100 to 150 hours per semester. They should normally be spread equally over teaching semesters and the summer and winter breaks.
This programme prepares students for careers in the following sectors: government organisations, media and journalism, business, public relations, editing, teaching, and administration. In addition, the programme is a stepping stone for those who want to undertake a research degree in applied linguistics generally, and multilingualism in particular.