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University of New England
The Master of Applied Linguistics at the University of New England (UNE) will provide you with specialist knowledge in linguistics, preparing you for a range of career opportunities in social services, health, education, law or language teaching.
This flexible course was Australia's first fully online Master of Applied Linguistics, is taught by staff with extensive online teaching experience; you'll also be part of a global online classroom, with students from more than 30 countries. With a proven track record of helping students find relevant employment after graduation, this course is your pathway to a fulfilling linguistics career or further tertiary study.
Key learning areas cover specialist knowledge in applied linguistics theory and practice, including languages of the world, language acquisition, language in education, language in legal and other professional contexts and intercultural communication. You can also choose to undertake a TESOL major, a recognised postgraduate TESOL qualification that includes a practicum.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
*Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to, the following:
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education and experience meet certain criteria.
In this linguistics course, the subjects you may study include:
Plus one of the following research components:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Master of Applied Linguistics from the University of New England.
The course will prepare graduates for successful careers in education, language teaching and planning, TESOL, government, health and the law; it will also allow graduates to pursue working with linguistics and cultural minorities.
Graduates who undertake the TESOL major will meet the standards required by most employers in the TESOL sector, including those in the ELICOS and adult migrant sectors.
UNE is committed to a holistic approach to education, ensuring that all graduates also possess the following transferable attributes:
Curious about where a career in language could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for FEE-HELP to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you select to study in that year.
The University of New England also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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