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Entry requirements

n order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:

  • An undergraduate degree in any discipline with a weighted average mark of at least H2B (70%), or equivalent

Meeting this requirement does not guarantee selection.

In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:

  • Prior academic performance; and
  • Relevance of previous studies; and, if relevant
  • The professional experience

Months of entry

February, July

Course content

Applied linguists have increasingly more positions for work in the world today and the Master of Applied Linguistics will train you for these jobs with a theoretical and practical foundation. Linguistics at the University of Melbourne is ranked 22 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2019).

This course brings a research component to your existing knowledge so that you will graduate with a competitive edge in language teaching, language assessment and language program evaluation.

Who is it for?

If you have previous skills and experience in language teaching, language assessment and testing, speech pathology, language program evaluation or interpreting, the Master of Applied Linguistics pushes your career into the next stage.

Boost your professional knowledge and sharpen your vocational and career skills by specialising in one of three areas:

  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Language testing
  • English language

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Masters
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Melbourne Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Email
arts-gradadmissions@unimelb.edu.au
Phone
+61 3 9035 5511