Master of Applied Linguistics

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Program Description

Master of Applied Linguistics

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Master of Applied Linguistics


CRICOS code
: 021018E


Units to complete: 8


Duration: on campus 1 year full–time, online/distance 5 years part–time


Start dates: on campus March, July, online/distance March, July, November

Campus: Toowoomba



Entry requirements

• English IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

• 3-year bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognised institution



Program focus


This program is designed to introduce students from a range of backgrounds to disciplines within Applied Linguistics, as they engage with second language speakers and their communities. It allows students to experience issues associated with understanding language use and second language learners in diverse and international contexts.

Graduating students will have an advanced inter-cultural competence, understanding the background to contemporary issues associated with communities of diverse language identities and the ability to relate professionally and appropriately within and on behalf of those communities.



PROGRAM STRUCTURE


Community strand


5 x REQUIRED courses PLUS 2 Electives OR any elective from the Master of Education or other USQ postgraduate Program


Teaching strand


3 x Applied Linguistics courses PLUS 5 Electives OR any elective from the Master of Education or other USQ postgraduate program



Research Pathway


3 x Applied Linguistics courses PLUS 3 x research courses PLUS minimum 2 Elective courses

Exemptions


A maximum of 4 units of exemptions will be granted based on completed postgraduate level studies in the last 5 years (up to 10 years may be considered). Students who have completed the PGAL will receive full credit if they study the same specialisation in the MPAL.



EXIT POINTS

Provided all requirements are met, students will be able to exit with:

4 units - Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics

4 units - Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Development

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus or Online
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
Duration
Duration
1 - 5 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
17,600 AUD
Information
Deadline
Start date Jan. 2017
Place
Australia
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 - 5 years
Price 17,600 AUD
(campus), 7920 AUD (online, distance)