The University of Queensland

Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics

The University of Queensland

Course details

CRICOS course code: 064991D

Level of study: Graduate Certificates & Diploma

Summary

Develop your knowledge and understanding of linguistics while also having access to research training.

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics is a professional development program designed for teachers of English and other second languages, as well as language professionals in translation, interpretation and other second language areas. You can choose to specialise in Applied Linguistics or Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Studies.

For your half year of full-time (or part-time equivalent) study, you'll select from nearly 20 courses in the linguistic, psychological, educational and socio-cultural aspects of language learning and use, and in language teaching methodology.

The program has a strong national and international reputation. Graduates take up, and in many cases return to, teaching and administrative positions in high schools, universities and language schools in Australia and abroad. They also find employment in business and government positions that draw on the understanding of how languages are used in different settings and cultures.

Applied Linguistics

Applied Linguistics provides a strong understanding of concepts, current issues and research methods in the core areas of applied linguistics.

Students will acquire specialised knowledge of theory and practice in targeted areas of language teaching, technology, sociolinguistics and intercultural issues. While studying Applied Linguistics, students will develop an ability to apply their knowledge to professional and practical tasks in teaching and other areas, and gain an understanding of principal directions in current thinking and applications of the field.

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Course opportunities

Start date: 20 February 2023
Duration: 0.5 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072
Australia

Entry criteria

Approved degree or equivalent in any discipline with a GPA of 4.0

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19. TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5. Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands. BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills. CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands. OET is not accepted.

Address

The University of Queensland
St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072
Australia