Master of Applied Linguistics
The Master of Applied Linguistics covers theoretical and methodological issues relevant to practitioners in a variety of professions whose work is concerned with applied language study. It is internationally relevant and focuses on the development of analytic skills and understanding the complex relationship between language use and context, and research in these areas.
- Lets you study with one of the largest and most diverse Linguistics departments in Australia, which features four research centres
- Offers flexible study options allowing you to study on-campus, distance (online), or mixed
- Provides an internationally relevant and highly regarded qualification
- Can be combined with the Master of Translating and Interpreting
Suitable if you are an experienced language professional, working or aiming to work in the areas of teaching, curriculum development, literacy education assessment and program evaluation, bilingualism, teacher education, policy development, management, or a community service where language and communication are critical issues.
There are opportunities as a language professional in the areas of teaching, curriculum development, literacy education, assessment and program evaluation, bilingualism, teacher training, policy development, management or community service where language and communication are critical issues.
Admission requirements vary depending on the specialisation chosen.
All applicants for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.
You may satisfy the English language requirements if you have completed:
- senior secondary studies equivalent to the NSW HSC
- one year of Australian or comparable tertiary study in a country of qualification
Work experience requirements
A minimum of two years full time or equivalent relevant professional or language teaching experience in recognised institutions, depending on the specialisation you are interested in. You will also be required to submit proof of work experience in the form of a letter, on your employer's letterhead stating length of time employed, whether full time or part time and nature of duties as well as a completed Supplementary Form.