M.Phil./MS Applied Linguistics

MS/M.Phil. degree program in Applied Linguistics is a 2-Year Degree Program that covers core areas of language teaching, formal and applied linguistics. This program offers candidates the opportunity to acquire knowledge and understanding of a range of issues concerning language, the way it functions in society and relates to real-world issues.

The broad field of subjects includes the core course modules such as introduction to linguistics, phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax, semantics and pragmatics and various ELT related topics. The complex workings of language and its practice, playing a central role in society and in different social settings will be explored in subjects like sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics. The most prominent themes and the central topics within the field of MS/M.Phil. in Applied Linguistics are those surrounding second and foreign language education.

Outline

  • Total Number of Credit Hours: 30
  • Duration: 2 Year
  • Course Load per Semester: 6-9 Credit Hrs.
  • Number of Courses per Semester: 2-3

Road Map

Sample Course Plan MS/M.Phil. Applied Linguistics

  • Year 1, Semester 1


    Sr. No. Code Course Cr. Hrs.
  • 1LING5113Contemporary Issues in Applied Linguistics3
  • 2LING5123Research Methodology in Linguistics3
  • 3Optional I3
  • Total9
  • Year 1, Semester 2


    Sr. No. Code Course Cr. Hrs.
  • 1LING5213Issues in Syntax3
  • 2LING5223Theories of Language Description3
  • 3Optional I3
  • Total9

  • Year 2, Semester 3


    Sr. No. Code Course Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Optional I3
  • 2Optional II3
  • 3Thesis I (Proposal Writing and Proposal Defense)3
  • Total9
  • Total (MS)6
  • Total (M.Phil)9
  • (Note: Thesis I is for M.Phil. students only)
  • Year 2, Semester 4


    Sr. No. Code Course Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Optional I (MS)3
  • 2Optional II (MS)3
  • 3Thesis II (M.Phil.)3
  • Total (MS)6
  • Total M.Phil.3
  • Total Credit Hours30
  • (Note: M.Phil. students will work on Thesis only and will have no Course Work in IV Semester)

Admission Criteria

  • Candidates having MA English (2nd Division), BS English (Hons), BA (Hons) (Major English) or 16 years of education in relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 are eligible to apply for MPhil/MS English Literature.
  • A candidate will need to qualify UCP Admission Test and Interview for admission in MPhil/MS English Literature

Prospects

The program primarily aims at producing effective English language teaching professionals, language planners, syllabus designer and linguistic researchers who will be able to contribute in different practical fields of linguistics. To achieve the said goal, the program will offer a broad range of cautiously selected courses. These courses will provide the students with requisite and fundamental knowledge of theoretical underpinnings in the field of Applied Linguistics. Similarly, the candidates will be trained both in theory and practice by applying the theoretical knowledge gained in practical and meaning-oriented field research. It also aims at providing crucial preparation for writing the dissertation and making substantial contributions to work in students’ chosen field(s). The program ultimately envisions producing well-trained and productive scholars, sympathetic and intelligent critics, and effective and imaginative teachers and professionals.

Fee Structure

MS/M.Phil Applied Linguistics ( 2 yrs, 4 semesters)

  • Courses Cr. Hrs. Fee per course Admission Fee Total Fee 1st Semester
  • 103026,00025,000285,000103,000

Research Work

A Student will register for each Semester during the Thesis work and will pay Fee of one Course for each Semester. A student Registered for MS/MPhil Thesis will have to pay minimum fee equal to two courses and a student registered in Ph.D Thesis will have to pay minimum fee equal to four courses.

Disclaimer

The above-mentioned fee structure is for illustration purpose only. UCP reserves the rights to make changes in the Fee Structure whenever deemed necessary or appropriate.

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