Linguistics is the study of language in all its aspects including its structure, its diversity, how it changes and evolves, how people learn and make use of it to communicate, and how we can preserve and revive endangered languages. Applied Linguistics focuses on areas such as second or foreign language learning and use, language policy, multilingualism, language education, and the assessment of language. The Graduate Diploma in Arts – Linguistics and Applied Linguistics provides students with an insight into the most fundamental of all human faculties, develops strong analytical skills and a foundation for work in diverse areas. It is similar to an undergraduate major and suited as an introduction to Linguistics and Applied Linguistics. This course is suitable for professional development and also a preparatory program if you intend to study at a higher level in this area.
Intended learning outcomes
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