The Applied Linguistics Program aspires to be a world-class program and a recognized leader in the advancement of linguistics and its practical applications.


The Applied Linguistics Program aims to provide its students with quality education in Linguistics and its applications whilst fostering awareness of cultural and cross-linguistic variations. The program aims at developing students’ linguistic proficiency, communication skills, critical thinking, research skills and use of information technology.


  • Build students’ knowledge of the structure and function of language and its uses and changes in various cultural and social settings
  • Enable students to understand the relationship between linguistic theories and their professional applications
  • Train students to effectively utilize communication skills, critical thinking skills, analytical and synthetic skills, reading, writing and research skills