• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

The BA Applied English programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University  is designed for those interested in studying English as a subject matter in its own right. You will learn about the many ways in which English, and more broadly, languages are used around the world today. In addition to being in a stimulating environment where you can develop your intellectual faculties, the programme also provides ample opportunity for you to apply your knowledge in a real-world setting . This is done, for instance, through the practice of translation and interpreting.

You will acquire a range of skills not only to suitable for language teaching, translation and interpreting, and editing, but transferable in many settings across any sector that requires the ability to identify real-world problems in an innovative manner and effectively communicate solutions.

Career

In addition to gaining employment in language-related fields, graduates from this programme have received offers to pursue further study in leading universities in China, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. Fields of further study include English language teaching, speech pathology, translation and interpreting, applied linguistics, Asian studies, and literature.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sounds of English
  • Introduction to linguistics
  • Introduction to close reading: approaches to literary study
  • English as a global language
  • Literature in context
  • Introduction to corpus linguistics
  • Syntax
  • Literary theory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    62

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

We welcome applications from high-quality candidates in all subjects with appropriate high school or equivalent qualifications. Students will normally be expected to have a high standing in their high school performance with a minimum ‘B’ average in all subjects as well as relevant subjects.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12672 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    12672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12672 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

RMB 88,000 per academic year

Living costs for Suzhou

  • 3000 - 5500 CNY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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