To be read in conjunction with the program of study requirements for the degree in which you are enrolled:
A student may complete a major sequence of 36 units in Applied Linguistics by completing two Year 1 topics (9 units), three Year 2 topics (13.5 units) and three Year 3 topics (13.5 units) listed in the program of study below.
A student may complete a minor sequence of 18 units in Applied Linguistics by completing two Year 1 topics (9 units), one Year 2 topic (4.5 units) and one Year 3 topic (4.5 units) listed in the program of study below.
A minor in Applied Linguistics is not available to students who commenced the Bachelor of Education (Primary), Bachelor of Arts from 1 January 2019.
The minor sequence is not available to students who commenced the Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Primary) from 1 January 2020.
The major in Applied Linguistics aims to:
- provide a major core of topics permitting specialization in a cohesive body of knowledge in the Applied Linguistics area
- provide students with a broad conceptual understanding of Applied Linguistics while gaining depth of knowledge of particular areas of Linguistics
- enable students to think critically with respect to Linguistics and Applied Linguistics issues
- empower students with the ability to apply their conceptual knowledge of Applied Linguistics to particular practical linguistic problems
- provide vocational knowledge and abilities relevant to the language professional.
At the completion of the major, students are expected to:
- demonstrate a broad knowledge of Applied Linguistics topics, especially in terms of contemporary issues of literacy and the diversity of languages and cultures in Australian society
- demonstrate understanding of articulation and implementation of practice in a particular area of Applied Linguistics
- demonstrate knowledge of the particular area relative to Australian and international contexts
- be able to apply the knowledge acquired in professional contexts.
Program of study
The following is the program of study for a 36 unit major sequence in Applied Linguistics and should be read in conjunction with the course rule for the degree in which you are enrolled.
Major - Applied Linguistics
Year 1 topics
9 units comprising:
LING1002 World Languages (4.5 units)
LING1501 How Language Works (4.5 units)
Year 2 topics
13.5 units comprising:
ESOL2003 English Linguistics in TESOL (4.5 units)
LING2004 Language in Society (4.5 units)
LING2103 Discourse and Media (4.5 units)
Year 3 topics
13.5 units comprising:
ESOL3005 Principles of Teaching and Learning in TESOL (4.5 units)
LING3105 Intercultural Communication (4.5 units)
LING3106 Applied Linguistics in Action (4.5 units)
Refer to Honours - Applied Linguistics