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

  • Sr. No. Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Core Courses 18
  • 2Elective06
  • 3Thesis/Project/Additional Courses 06
  • Total30

Road Map

Core Courses

  • Sr. No. Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Research Methodology in LinguisticsEL54033
  • 2Linguistic TheoriesEL54133

Elective Courses

  • Sr. No. Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Contemporary Issues in Applied LinguisticsEL54233
  • 2Applied Grammar and SyntaxEL54333
  • 3Applied Grammar & SyntaxEL54433
  • 4Discourse StudiesEL51033
  • 5Language Power and IdentityEL54533
  • 6Translation StudiesEL54633
  • 7Latest Trends in LinguisticsEL54733
  • 8NarratologyEL51133
  • 9Applied LinguisticsEL54833
  • 10Corpus LinguisticsEL64033
  • 11Language and TechnologyEL64133
  • 12Psycho-NeurolinguisticsEL64233
  • 13Advanced StylisticsEL64333
  • 14Anthropological LinguisticsEL64433
  • 15Systemic Functional LinguisticsEL64533
  • 16Critical Discourse AnalysisEL64633
  • 17BilingualismEL64733
  • 18Genre AnalysisEL64833
  • 19Issues in SyntaxEL64933
  • 20MultilingualismEL74033
  • 21Teaching and Learning English in Large ClassesEL74133
  • 22Cross-Cultural CommunicationEL54233
  • 23Contemporary Issues in Applied LinguisticsEL74233
  • 24Theoretical PhonologyEL74333
  • 25PhoneticsEL74433
  • 26Language Program ManagementEL74533
  • 27Contemporary Issues in Applied LinguisticsEL54233
  • 28Morphology & its Theoretical FoundationsEL74633
  • 29Neuro-linguisticsEL74733
  • 30Cognitive LinguisticsEL74833
  • 31SociolinguisticsEL74933
  • 32World EnglishesEL84133
  • 33Linguistics Human RightsEL84233

Research Thesis

  • Sr. No. Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Research ThesisEL69166
  • 2Thesis ContinuationEL69211

Admission Criteria

  • At least 2.00 CGPA or 50% marks in BS/MA English or equivalent.
  • 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)

  • Sr. No. COURSE NAME ADMISSION FEE FEE PER CREDIT HOUR Total No. Of Credit Hours Total Fee
  • 1MS/MPhil Applied Linguistics25,0008,70030286,000

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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