Linguistics and Applied Linguistics

Where will this take me?


Career outcomes

A major in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics gives you unparalleled communication skills that are invaluable in the workplace.


You could find yourself working in a communications role, where you’ll be well equipped to craft and promote brand messages. Or, you could work in the fascinating field of language assessment, researching and understanding the ways in which people communicate under different circumstances and contexts.

Research / thought leader

Your qualification could also lead you to further research, where you’ll become an expert in your field of linguistics. This specialised knowledge could then steer you down the path of consulting, where organisations will seek your advice on matters relating to linguistics.


Your deep understanding of language will also make you an excellent teacher, where you’ll guide people to use language expressively and clearly.