You will be part of a global classroom, interacting with your lecturers and with students from all over the world via online discussion forums, giving you invaluable experience to take into your real world of work. You will explore languages of the world, language acquisition, language in education, language in legal and other professional contexts, and intercultural communication to build a foundation of knowledge to integrate into your professional career.
No previous linguistics experience is required, and the Master of Applied Linguistics can be completed in as little as one year. You will gain a professional qualification that will enhance your capabilities in language teaching, language program management, TESOL, social services, health, education and the law, with intercultural communication skills that will assist in working with diverse linguistic and cultural groups.
You can choose from the General Major, leading to the Master of Applied Linguistics (General), the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Major, leading to the Master of Applied Linguistics (TESOL), or the Intercultural Communication for Business and Services Major, leading to the Master of Applied Linguistics (ICBS). The MAAL ICBS incorporates specialist units that impart cultural literacy skills to enhance communication with diverse stakeholders in business and social services contexts. The TESOL Major incorporates specialist TESOL units, including a professional placement that can be completed in a wide range of contexts. The TESOL Major is also an approved Student Income Support course. Eligible students may apply for Youth Allowance or Austudy.
In a rapidly changing world, our Master of Applied Linguistics can help to ensure your career is future fit for life.