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MScLinguistics: Language and Communication Coaching

Radboud University
Netherlands, Nijmegen
Tuition fee €16,000 per year
Application fee €75 one-time

The handling fee is NOT applicable to:

- Students with a nationality from the EEA countries or from countries that are candidates for EEA membership*
- Students who receive a full scholarship (proven by uploading a grant statement)

This fee will be refunded to you once you are fully enrolled as a student at Radboud University. The fee is NOT refundable when you are not admitted.

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Combine a solid theoretical basis in Language for Specific Purposes, Second Language Acquisition and Language Testing with challenging opportunities to design language courses and practice your coaching skills.

Master’s programme in Language and Communication Coaching: something for you?

- You’ll be prepared for a career as a language and communication coach who can quickly and effectively meet the needs of a wide variety of target groups.
- The specialisation addresses both the linguistic and cultural aspects of present-day communication all over the world.
- You’ll receive a combination of academic grounding and practical training.

Programme structure

This specialisation in Language and Communication Coaching is taught at the Faculty of Arts. It has a course load of 60 EC* (one year). The structure of the programme is presented here.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Language and Communication Coaching Master’s will be able to deliver a wide range of language and communication services: language teaching, text consultancy, in-service training, development of the course and test materials, language policy and communication advice.

Graduates could work as:

- Self-employed trainers and coaches
- Language and communication coaches with language institutes, communication offices, teacher training programmes
- Advisors to education consultancies
- Developers of language tests
- Policy staff members for international offices
- Refresher course developers for language teachers
- Developers of (digital) learning tools and (online) curricula
- Editors, copywriters, journalists, or text coaches
- Managers or heads of department in language institutes, translation agencies, etc.
- Project researchers (for instance into language acquisition processes, educational efficiency, learning methods, specific components of language learning processes (pronunciation, etc.)
- Language specialists or consultants working in business or for the government

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States