To be read in conjunction with the program of study requirements of the degree in which you are enrolled:
The Honours Program in Applied Linguistics aims to offer students opportunities to extend previous knowledge acquired at undergraduate level, in the field of Applied Linguistics studies.
It aims to critically evaluate complex ideas, concepts and approaches to Applied Linguistics research at an advanced level, extend students' ability to apply their conceptual knowledge of Applied Linguistics to practical linguistic problems at an advanced level, provide students with advanced vocational knowledge and abilities relevant to the language professional, and provide students with the necessary theoretical, methodological and analytical skills to create an extended piece of research.
At the completion of the Honours Program in Applied Linguistics, students will be able to:
- integrate an advanced knowledge of Applied Linguistics topics, especially in terms of current issues
- create an extended piece of research in a particular area of Applied Linguistics to an advanced level, which includes interpreting and applying ethical considerations
- articulate and implement a set of advanced practical skills in a particular area of interpret and apply the knowledge acquired in professional Applied Linguistics contexts in both Australian and international settings to a huigh level while applying ethical considerations
- effectively present their research, both orally and in writing.
Program of study
To qualify for the Honours Program in Applied Linguistics a student must complete 36 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the program of study below.
Not all topics are necessarily available in a given year.
Core - Year 1 topics
27 units comprising:
HASS7001 Research Communication in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (4.5 units)
HASS7010A Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Honours Thesis (4.5/18 units)
HASS7010B Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Honours Thesis (4.5/18 units)
HASS7010C Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Honours Thesis (4.5/18 units)
HASS7010D Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Honours Thesis (4.5/18 units)
HASS7003 Understanding Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences (4.5 units)*
Option - Year 1 topics
Plus 9 units from the following topics
CREA7001 Exegesis (4.5 units)**
CREA7002 Professional Practice for the Creative Arts (4.5 units)
ENGL7702 Reading Literature, Reading the World (4.5 units)
HASS7000 Industry or Community Placement in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (4.5 units)
HASS7002 Honours Special Project in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (4.5 units)
HIST7056 Critical Theory: Past and Present (4.5 units)
HIST7057 Making History: Current Directions in Historiography (4.5 units)
PHIL7340 Creativity and the Imagination (4.5 units)
SOCI7012 Quantitative Research Methods in the Social Sciences (4.5 units)
SOCI7031 Qualitative Research: Theory and Practice (4.5 units)
Or up to 9 units of honours appropriate topics with the approval of the Honours co-ordinator
*With Honours co-ordinator approval students can replace HASS7003 Understanding Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences with CREA7100 Understanding Research Methods in the Creative Arts (4.5 units)
**Students undertaking a creative work as part of thesis must select CREA7001 Exegesis