The Applied Linguistics program from University of New South Wales focuses on the traditional core areas of language structure, including the sound system (phonetics and phonology), grammar (morphology and syntax) and meaning (semantics and pragmatics). You will also examine how contemporary linguists deal with issues of language acquisition and use, and intercultural communication. You can expand your knowledge by studying linguistic diversity in urban settings and Indigenous contexts or by learning about language policies which impact multilingual and multicultural communities.
Why choose this degree?
Your advanced education in applied linguistics will prepare you for a successful career as a linguistics specialist.
Who should choose this degree?
This degree will suit anyone interested in teaching or learning foreign languages, interpreting and translation, or providing linguistic support for professions such as law and medicine.
- Applied Linguistics leads to careers in of the field of foreign and second language education, including
- Teaching English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D)
- Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
- Consultancy in inter-cultural communication
- Discourse analysis for corporations and market research,
- Advocacy for linguistically disadvantaged groups including refugees and immigrants
- Language policy advisory role in government departments,
- Policy and curriculum development in bilingual and second language contexts
- Corpus linguistics for computer science
- Researching diverse aspects of second language acquisition and language use in society
- Ethnographic Methodology
- Second Language Acquisition
- Cross-cultural Pragmatics
- Linguistics of Spoken English
- Psycholinguistic Inquiry
- 24 months
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DisciplinesLanguage Studies Languages Linguistics View 29 other Masters in Language Studies in Australia
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CRICOS Code: 083248M
1 year plan
- Honours degree or Graduate Diploma (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average (65%).
- Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average (65%), plus one year relevant professional experience.
- A Bachelor Degree or equivalent with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%.
International38285 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 38285 AUD per year during 24 months.
National27595 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 27595 AUD per year during 24 months.
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