The Master of Arts in Applied English Linguistics (MAAELF) programme is designed to meet the growing demand from professionals and individuals who are concerned with the use of language in a wide range of situations. It introduces students to the application of linguistic theories and methods in a variety of professional settings. It is therefore relevant not only to language teachers, but also to those who have a general interest in language issues or engage in solving language-related problems in other professions.

Learning Outcomes
1. A broad understanding of the systems of English;
2. General knowledge of the central issues in applied linguistics;
3. Skills required for conducting research in applied linguistics; and
4. Critical awareness of the role of language in addressing real-world problems in different contexts,
    such as education, translation and the legal sector.
Mode of Study: Face-to-face teaching
1-year full-time / 2-year part-time
Tuition Fee: Please click here 
Admission: September every year
Language of Instruction: English 
Entry Requirements: Please click here
Remarks: IELTS and TOFEL English requirements could be subsequently waived upon applicants’ taking and passing a designated English written test offered by the programme team.

Convenient schedule with weekly face-to-face classes on weekday evenings and/or weekend afternoons will be arranged. Both foreign (including Mainland) and Hong Kong students are welcome to apply.


Maintained by: School of Arts & Social Sciences ( as@ouhk.edu.hk )
Modified Date: Oct 28, 2019