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Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication, Birkbeck, University of London

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Celebrating 50 years of British Applied Linguistics at Birkbeck

More than 108 graduate bursaries available for 2015 entry

At least 108 new graduate bursaries of £10,000 each, supported jointly by Birkbeck and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) are available for 2015 entry.

What do our students say?

Find out what our students say about their positive experiences on our programmes.

Our Community

Find out more about our student community and what it's like to study with us.

My Journey from MA to PhD

MA Student, soon to be PhD student, Hui Sun has written a blog about her journey so far.

My Experience: BA to PhD

Dr Elaine Fraser writes a blog on her experience at Birkbeck.

Another award for Professor Jean-Marc Dewaele!

Professor Dewaele has been awarded the Robert C. Gardner Award for Outstanding Research in Bilingualism (2016) from the International Association of Language and Social Psychology.

My Final Year at Birkbeck

BA Student Sally Cowan who won this year's Michel Blanc Prize for the best Final Year Project writes a blog about her experience at Birkbeck.

50th Anniversary Conference Blog

PhD student Kamaal Majeed has written a blog about his experience at the 50th Anniversary Conference on the 12th June 2015.

50th Conference: Roundtable Discussion on The Future of Applied Linguistics

PhD Student Agnès Marchessou has written a blog about the Roundtable Discussion on The Future of Applied Linguistics.

50th Conference: What a difference the Channel makes! Language change in London and Paris

PhD student Areej Alawad has written about the 50th Anniversary talk: What a difference the Channel makes! Language change in London and Paris.

Corpus Pragmatics: The effect of data collection methods on the production of requests in English

PhD student Areej Alawad writes about the Corpus Pragmatics: The effect of data collection methods on the production of requests in English talk at the 50 ALC conference.

09 September 2015 - 16:00: Open Evening

12 September 2015 - 11:00: Get Started Saturday - September 2015

31 October 2015 - 11:00: Get Started Saturday - October 2015

24 November 2015 - 16:00: Open Evening

03 December 2015 - 18:00: Get Started Postgraduate - December 2015

05 December 2015 - 11:00: Get Started Saturday - December 2015

16 February 2016 - 18:00: Get Started Postgraduate - February 2016

18 February 2016 - 18:00: Get Started UG Thursday - February 2016

Vidoes

In the below video, students describe how Birkbeck, University of London helps them to combine work and family commitments with studying and how their courses are financed through affordable loans.

London International students talk about their studies with us.

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