About this course
- Entry and participation requirements
- Attributes, outcomes and skills
- Course structure
- Majors, minors and specialisations
- Further study
Dr. Janne Morton
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Currently enrolled students:
- Further information: http://graduate.arts.unimelb.edu.au/
- Contact: 'make an enquiry' on http://graduate.arts.unimelb.edu.au/degrees/3-master-of-applied-linguistics
Intended learning outcomes
Student who complete the Master of Applied Linguistics should:
- Demonstrate an advanced understanding of concepts and current issues in core areas of applied linguistics;
- Demonstrate knowledge and engagement in a specialist area of applied linguistics;
- Identify the paradigms that shape contemporary applied linguistics
- Analyze and critically evaluate content in applied linguistics;
- Effectively communicate applied linguistics content in a range of written and other modes appropriate to academic and professional settings;
Application of knowledge and skills
- Apply specialist knowledge and research techniques effectively
On completion of this subject, students should have:
- a respect for ethical scholarship and intellectual integrity;
- a well-developed capacity for self-directed learning, critical perspectives, and transcultural communication;
- an openness to new ideas and an appreciation of diverse perspectives; and
- an ability to communicate well in oral and written presentations.
- The course will be taught by recognised experts with a vibrant international cohort of students.
- The course will introduce student to key concepts in applied linguistics with a focus on a critical reading of the most recent scholarship in a field that is changing through rapid globalisation, new approaches and technologies, and a greater awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity.
- Students will gain a deep understanding of the role of language in a range of personal and professional contexts as they strengthen their own abilities to effectively communicate.
- Students will be challenged to bring research and inquiry skills to their own workplaces and communities as they generate their own bold and novel ideas across a lifetime of learning.
- Applied linguistics is a field that places emphasis on active involvement in language rights, social inclusion, and participation in diverse communities.
- Students will be encouraged to discuss language issues in their communities as they become advocates and leaders across languages and cultures.
Integrity and self-awareness
- Throughout the course, students will gain skills in working independently and in groups across the vibrant international cohort of peers and colleagues.
- Students will gain abilities to manage time, set goals, and maintain high standards of personal and professional integrity.
- Exploration, and a willingness to learn from mistakes, will foster student motivation to work to their best of their abilities.
Last updated: 24 January 2021