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Language Testing MA Lancaster University

Department of Linguistics And English Language

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Language Testing MA: This programme is designed to meet the needs of professionals who have responsibilities for language testing and evaluation at institutional, regional or national level. It provides you with a solid grounding in language test design, construction and evaluation, and in research design; this ensures that the testing and evaluation policies you create within your own contexts conform to international standards of validity and reliability. With a 3-day orientation seminar to launch the course, give online modules, and a dissertation, it is ideal for part-time learning; it offers opportunities to base your coursework and dissertation on issues within your own educational contexts.


Modules include: Language test construction and evaluation; background to applied linguistics for language testing; issues in language testing; language test construction and evaluation; research methods; statistics for language testing.

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A good 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent. Applicants must normally have 3 years of teaching experience and/or hold a post with responsibility for language test design, construction and evaluation. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with at least 6.0 in listening and speaking and at least 6.5 in reading and writing (or equivalent qualification).


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Lancaster University

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Linguistic Studies, Languages Teaching / Training: General

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