Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics
Why study the Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics at UNE?
This course is an Exit Award only for students who have completed 48 credit points in the Master of Applied Linguistics.
Language teaching, publishing, consulting for advertising agencies, foreign affains, government intelligence or security agencies, interpreting and translating, business and journalism, working with ethnic or linguistic minorities, training actors in other dialects or languages, lexicography (consulting on the development of dictionaries), forensic analysis of speech or writing.
1 Year Full-time
Up to 4 years Part-time
2018 STUDY OPTIONS
Not offered in 2018.
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A candidate must have completed 48 credit points from the Master of Applied Linguistics.
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Admission to Candidature
For candidates who have completed 48 credit points from the Master of Applied Linguistics.
Candidates are referred to the University Policy on Advanced Standing.
Program of Study
Candidates shall complete an approved program of study as outlined in the Course Schedule comprising:
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Award of Degree
Candidates who meet the course requirements shall be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics.
The aim of this course is to provide relevant learning in the field of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics. Students who complete the course will acquire a developing knowledge base in this field and be equipped to use it in a diverse range of professional, academic and community contexts, but especially in language teaching.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
Knowledge of a Discipline
Graduates will be able to analyse selected basic problems and issues in linguistics, using methodology and discourse appropriate to the discipline. Graduates will be encouraged to develop a global perspective and intercultural competence in their professional lives. Linguistics is by its nature oriented globally, because of its primary concern with human languages.
Graduates will be able to communicate effectively in the basic area of linguistics, and in particular, will hone their online communication skills and their written skills through assessment tasks such as essays.
Many of the units in the degree concentrate on the analysis of language data. Graduates will thereby develop some basic capabilities in solving problems and in applying logical and creative thinking to a range of linguistic issues.
Being a fully online degree, graduates will have developed some competencies in information literacy at levels acceptable in linguistics and appropriate for the University level.
Ethical Conduct and Social Responsibility
The nature of study in linguistics prepares graduates to be committed to ethical action and social responsibility.
Graduates will be prepared for lifelong learning through being exposed to a range of issues in human languages and societies.
Independence and Collaboration
Graduates will be encouraged to learn and work independently. Graduates, where appropriate, will have the opportunity to work collaboratively online to collectively solve problems in some units. Students in all units will be engaged in collective discussions online geared towards group learning.
How to Apply
Applications for the Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics are currently closed.