Linguistics and Applied Linguistics in Foreign languages

Offered by Zhejiang Gongshang University
Teaching language English
Degree Master's degree
Duration 2.5 years
Start date 2022 autumn
Tuition fee CNY25000/Y
Application fee 400 (RMB) / 70 (USD)
  • Course Overview
  • Program advantages
  • Program Objectives
  • How to apply
  • Main Courses

    The program will provide such main courses as basic Chinese, Advanced English Reading and Writing, English Pedagogy, Academic English Writing ,Linguistic Theory, Foreign Language and Literature Research Methods,ESP Theories and Research Methods,Hot Issues in English Teaching ,Discourse Analysis,Comments on Business English Translation,Theory and Practice of Business English, Language Learning and Technology,etc.

    Length of Study: 2.5 years

    Required Credits: At least 35 credits are required to get the graduation certification.

    Certificate of Graduation and Degree

    Qualified students will be granted certificates of graduation and Master Degree of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics.

    Instruction Language

    All the courses are delivered in English except some of Chinese language courses.

    Dissertation is required to be written in English

  • The 2.5-year MA program “Linguistics and Applied Linguistics” is provided by the School of Foreign Languages at Zhejiang Gongshang University. It aims to cultivate innovative teaching and research talents who are able to teach in universities and colleges with solid and systematical theory and practice ability. After this program, the students will be able to grasp the current affairs of global political, economical and social development; be able to master the basic theoretical knowledge of linguistics and applied linguistics and the academic development; be able to do scientific research and professional teaching independently with excellent spoken and written English application skills; be able to understand and apply the general methods for English teaching and research; be able to read and analyze the relevant literature materials and use computer devices to academic researches; be able to acquire a second language (Chinese);

  • Program Objectives

    Postgraduates are required to get enough credits by completing the degree courses, compulsory courses and optional courses. Great importance should be attached to compulsory course study so as to master the theoretical knowledge as well as the systematic expertise of linguistics and applied linguistics.Various teaching methods can be adopted such as lecturing, teacher-student discussion, self-study and book report, etc., according to the characteristics of the course. Teachers should focus on how to inspire postgraduates to acquire in-depth thinking and rational judgment, to cultivate their abilities in analyzing and solving problems. Options of interdisciplinary courses are encouraged as well.Thesis is an important part of postgraduates’ cultivation, which equips postgraduates with the capability of doing scientific research, comprehensive abilities in independent discovering, analyzing and solving problems, rigorous academic attitude and practical learning attitude.

  • >Step 1

    Submit Application Documents: prepare necessary documents and upload in CISS. 

    >Step 2

    Pay Application Fee: Application Fee can be paid online or ask your customer service executive for guidance.

    >Step 3

    Qualification Verification: CISS customer service executive will contact you immediately when receive the files, please pay attention to your e-mail or your CISS.

    >Step 4

    Admission Letter: the admission letter will be normally sent out within 10 working days after all documents are prepared well.

    JW202 Form: usually come out within one month after students get admitted.

    >Step 5

    Visa Application:

    > For those who applied for long term study (more than 6 months), students can apply for X visa with the admission letter and JW202 form.

    > For those who applied for short term study (less than 6 months), students are suggested to apply for L visa with the admission letter.

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