Master of Applied Linguistics


For candidates admitted under Rule (c)
Program of Study Credit Points
Advanced Standing
Block advanced standing granted for candidates who hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification in linguistics with relevant work experience or an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours qualification in linguistics or a relevant discipline*.
24 cps
Advanced Standing 24  
Core Units
Complete the following units:
12 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
LING451 Introduction to Applied Linguistics 6  
LING561 Research Methods in Applied Linguistics 6  
Research Component
Complete at least 6 credit points and not more than 24 credit points from the following units:
6-24 cps
LING567 Applied Linguistics Research Practice 6  
LING599 Dissertation in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics 24  
Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following units:
12 cps
Listed Units for this Major
Complete 0-18 credit points from the following units:
0-18 cps
EDLA489 Teaching Pronunciation 6  
EDLA503 Perspectives on Language, Society and Culture 6  
EDLA523 Second Language Acquisition: Research into Practice 6  
LING450 The Design of Language 6  
LING505 Meaning in Language 6  
LING544 Language and the Law 6  
LING562 Second Language Acquisition 6  
LING563 Bilingualism 6  
LING564 First Language and Literacy Acquisition 6  
LING565 Phonetics and Phonology 6  
LING566 Australia's Indigenous Languages 6  
LING569 Morphology and Syntax 6  
LING571 Sociolinguistics and Language Ecology 6  
LING572 Multilingual Approaches to TESOL 6  
LING580 The Languages of Asia 6  
WORK500 Work Integrated Learning - Professional Skills Development 6  
Total 72 cps

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