What Will You Study

This programme is designed to meet the needs of professionals who have responsibilities for language testing and evaluation at institutional, regional or national level. It provides you with a solid grounding in language test design, construction and evaluation, and in research design. This ensures that the testing and evaluation policies you create within your own contexts conform to international standards for validity and reliability.

With a three day orientation seminar to launch the course, a series of ten week web based modules, and a dissertation, it is ideal for part-time learning. It offers maximum opportunity to base your coursework and dissertation on issues and problems within your own educational contexts.

Modules:

  • Background to Applied Linguistics for Language Testing
  • Issues in Language Testing
  • Language Test Construction and Evaluation
  • Research Methods
  • Statistics for Language Testing