University of New England UNE

Master of Applied Linguistics

University of New England UNE

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

You will be part of a global classroom, interacting with your lecturers and with students from all over the world via online discussion forums, giving you invaluable experience to take into your real world of work. You will explore languages of the world, language acquisition, language in education, language in legal and other professional contexts, and intercultural communication to build a foundation of knowledge to integrate into your professional career.

Designed for

Graduates without a background in linguistics and those considering careers in applied linguistics and TESOL


  • 72 credit points (equivalent to 12 standard units) including core units
  • a research component
  • and either completion of the TESOL major or a choice of listed units. Students admitted through an articulation program follow a modified program of study. The TESOL major includes a practicum component.


  • Applied linguistics

Standard entry requirements

Entry is based on a bachelor or postgraduate qualification.You have completed ONE of the following qualifications (or their overseas equivalents) in any discipline:Bachelor (AQF Level 7)Graduate Certificate (AQF Level 8)Graduate Diploma (AQF Level 8)Bachelor with Honours (AQF Level 8)Masters (AQF Level 9)

Study pathways

Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. Graduates who have includes an independent research project unit in their program of study are eligible to apply for admission to a PhD. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus Domestic: $34,584
International: $47,400
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Online Campus.

Note that this course is offered to international students by offshore external study only.

Further information

Students undertaking the TESOL major will be required to complete an Anaphylaxis Management program; an online Child Protection module; and obtain a valid Working with Children Check.

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