Master of Arts (Applied Linguistics) - Máster en Letras (Lingüística Aplicada)
Linguistics at the University of Melbourne was ranked No.6 in the world in the 2013 QS World Rankings.
The Master of Applied Linguistics offers theoretical and practical training to give you the competitive edge to build your graduate career in language teaching, language assessment, language program evaluation and beyond. It is designed to boost your professional knowledge and sharpen your vocational skills in a wide range of areas.
Focus on one of 5 specialisations:
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Technology and language learning
The Master of Applied Linguistics Modern Languages specialisation welcomes professionals working with modern languages in education, translating, 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. Languages include French, German, Italian and Spanish.
100 point program
1 year full-time
an honours degree or equivalent, in a cognate discipline, with an average of H2B (70%) or above; or
an undergraduate degree or equivalent, in a cognate discipline, with an average of H2B (70%) or above, and at least 2 years of documented, relevant work experience or equivalent; or
an undergraduate degree in any discipline, and graduate certificate in an appropriate discipline, with an average of H2B (70%) or above, and at least two years of documented relevant work experience or equivalent.
200 point program
2 years full-time
An undergraduate degree or equivalent, with an average of H2B (70%) or above.
The Master of Applied Linguistics degree usually comprises a 200-point course, however you may be eligible to earn your degree with 100 points depending on previous studies and experience. You can undertake the program full-time.
As well as the sample plans shown below, you can also visit the course handbook for more information, including a full list of subjects.
Research in Applied Linguistics
Presenting Academic Discourse
Sociolinguistics and Language Learning
Second Language Acquisition
Second Language Learning & Teaching
Language, Society and Culture
English in a Globalised World
Second Language Writing
Quantitative Methods in Language Studies
Grammar in use
Technology and Language Learning
Trans-Cultural Communication at Work