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Coursework

Master of Applied Linguistics

  • CRICOS Code: 077928D

Course overview

  • 2 years full time / 4 years part time
  • Online
  • Available to domestic and international students.
  • Start Year Intake - February, Start Year Intake - February, Mid Year Intake - July, and Mid Year Intake - July

Overview

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 No. 24 in the world (QS World Rankings, 2018). 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 five areas:

  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Technology and language learning
  • Language testing
  • English language
  • Modern languages

For example, the Modern Languages specialisation welcomes professionals already working with modern languages in education, translation, trade relations, diplomacy, the public service, international public relations and related areas. The program offers a range of subjects that focus specifically on developing language skills and cultural competency in modern languages at the graduate level, available languages include French, German, Italian and Spanish.