Course overview

  • 2 years full time / 4 years part time
  • On Campus (Parkville) or Online
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Start Year Intake - March, Start Year Intake - March, Mid Year Intake - July, and Mid Year Intake - July

Overview

We have recently expanded the number of scholarships available to support graduate students who want to take up study with us in 2022. Find out what you may be eligible for.

Applied linguists have increasingly more positions for work in the world today and the Master of Applied Linguistics will train you for these jobs with a theoretical and practical foundation. Linguistics at the University of Melbourne is ranked 22 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2019).

This course brings a research component to your existing knowledge so that you will graduate with a competitive edge in language teaching, language assessment and language program evaluation.

Who is it for?

If you have previous skills and experience in language teaching, language assessment and testing, speech pathology, language program evaluation or interpreting, the Master of Applied Linguistics pushes your career into the next stage.

Boost your professional knowledge and sharpen your vocational and career skills by specialising in one of three areas:

  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Language testing
  • English language