Master of Arts - Applied Linguistics

Curtin University

This course is designed to develop and support the careers of teaching professionals and graduate professionals working in language-related areas. NB The course does not include a practicum and it does not lead to a formal teaching qualification.

Course Fee:

Australian: $17,600
International: $30,400

Entry Requirements:

An education/teaching degree assessed as being the equivalent of a four-year Australian degree (normally a Bachelor of Education or a four-year combined/double education degree e.g. BSc/BEd) OR A bachelor degree of at least three years full-time equivalent and either a Graduate Diploma in Education or Master of Teaching or equivalent OR A bachelor degree of at least three years full time equivalent and a Graduate Certificate in TESOL or equivalent OR A bachelor degree of at least three years full-time equivalent and CELTA (Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults) or equivalent OR A bachelor degree of at least three years full-time equivalent in a related discipline and at least two years' full-time documented language teaching experience in the last ten years OR An honours or masters degree in a related discipline NB All applicants will be expected to have achieved an average of 70% (3.5 GPA) or above, or equivalent, in their most recently completed tertiary course. Where this cannot be shown, there will need to be documented evidence of at least two years' full-time English language teaching experience in the last ten years.

Subjects you can Study:

Linguistics

Study Pathways:

Graduates may qualify for entry to Doctoral degrees. For further details, see the Graduate Research School website http://research.curtin.edu.au/postgraduate-research/future-research-students/entry-requirements/

Further information:

Curtin University course code: MC-APLING

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bentley - main campus No info Yes Part time 2 years
Bentley - main campus No info Yes Full time 1 year

Curtin is Western Australia’s most preferred university and has more than 56,000 students across its campuses and online. New students can expect to become part of a forward thinking, international culture committed to sharing innovative ideas.

The university offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in business, humanities, health sciences, resources, engineering and related sciences. 

Ranked among the world’s best

Curtin’s growing reputation has seen the university rapidly rise up the international rankings in recent years. In 2018 it was ranked among the top one per cent of the world’s universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Curtin was also ranked second in the world for mineral and mining engineering, and 42nd in the world for earth and marine sciences in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Global connections

Curtin has campuses in Perth, Dubai, Malaysia, Mauritius and Singapore, as well as course delivery through more than 130 partner institutions worldwide.

In 2016, Curtin formed an alliance with one of the oldest and most revered universities in the world – The University of Aberdeen in Scotland – which will leverage the strengths and industry networks of both universities, particularly in energy research.

Research and development

Curtin leads a number of major international research projects and is involved with more than 70 research centres and collaborations, including the Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy, the Centre for Crop and Disease Management and Innovation Central Perth.

Learning reinvented

Curtin’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses are regularly reviewed by industry, business and government to ensure graduates are prepared for today’s changing global market.

The university has also incorporated work integrated learning activities and introduced technology-rich environments that recreate real workplaces, such as a simulated hospital ward, stock market trading room and digital marketing agency, so students can graduate with the skills and knowledge that employers want.

Curtin offers courses across a variety of study areas, including:

A place of innovation

Curtin has embarked on a 20-year plan to create ‘Greater Curtin’, which will see the university’s campus in Perth transformed into a major innovation precinct for the Asia-Pacific region. 

The plan will bring together industry, academia and government like never before in Western Australia. It will include new transport infrastructure, student accommodation, dedicated spaces and programs to support entrepreneurship, and facilities to encourage new research and industry partnerships.

Campus life

Curtin is a hive of activity. Between classes, students can enjoy a range of activities including sports and fitness, social clubs and societies, volunteer work and exciting campus events. 

If you choose to study with Curtin, you can expect to build life skills and become part of a forward-thinking, international community committed to sharing innovative ideas.

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