Master of English as an International Language
Course code: 3930 ~ Course abbreviation: MEngIntLang ~ Total credit points required: 72 ~ 1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Arts
Study mode and course location
Master of English as an international language is an innovative interdisciplinary course designed for candidates who are interested in exploring the issues that are associated with the role of English as an international language. The course covers issues that relate to the socio-cultural, conceptual, and ideological considerations that relate to the spread of English around the world. It addresses issues such as the speaker's identity, teaching of English as an international language, and the use of English as a lingua franca in international professional contexts.
Students successfully completing this course will have: 1. a sound knowledge of diverse aspects of the academic discipline; 2. an understanding of the world view of the field of study; 3. a critical appreciation of the secondary literature in the field of study; 4. a familiarity with many of the key texts and cultural products pertaining to the field of study; 5. advanced reading and communication skills, both written and verbal; 6. advanced analytical skills; 7. a grasp of research methodology and ethics, and an ability to undertake a small, independent research project in one of the disciplines represented in the program.
Minimum pass grade
To graduate with the Masters, students must gain a credit (60 C) or above in core units and a minimum credit average overall.
Students must complete the following: *
plus two of:
plus one of the following options:
* All units are worth 12 points unless otherwise indicated
After successful completion of 24 points, students may apply to exit the program with a Graduate Certificate in English as an International Language, or after successful completion of 48 points with the Graduate Diploma in English as an International Language.
Dr Farzad Sharifian