MA Linguistics (Delta)


IH London has partnered with King’s College London to offer the MA in Applied Linguistics & English Language Teaching (with Delta).

This MA is for experienced language teachers wanting to extend their knowledge and understanding of current research, theory, pedagogy and practice in ELT.

2 years of teaching experience minimum for the Delta Module 2 component. 

If you already have a Delta you can join the MA in Applied Linguistics fast-track.

Course details

  • Accreditation: King's Collge London and Cambridge English Delta
  • Duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
  • Credit value: UK 180/ECTS 90
  • Awarding institution: King’s College London
  • Location: KCL Waterloo Campus and International House Covent Garden
  • Start date: September 2019

MA in Applied Linguistics & English Language Teaching (with the Cambridge Delta)

This course of study offers students a unique combination of theoretical knowledge and practical teaching skills, supported through small class sizes, excellent tutorial support and subject-specific training in research methods and academic writing.

The academic and pedagogic content of the Cambridge Delta is included in the modules of the MA in Linguistics. 

Specialist focussed classes will provide Delta Module 1 exam preparation, Module 2 teaching assignment preparation, and Module 3 extended assignment preparation.

The theoretical and pedagogical sessions are held at King’s College London. The classroom based teaching and assessment for Module 2 of the Delta take place at IH London.

Both IH London and King's College London provide excellent tutorial support and extensive programme-specific training in research methods and academic writing.

Staff at both institutes have extensive experience of teaching and training teachers in a wide variety of contexts.

Find out more

To find out more and book the MA please visit the King's College London website.

To contact the Programme Director for MA Applied Linguistics and ELT please email