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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics


  • Postgraduate applied linguistics is only available via off-campus learning mode, therefore international students may only undertake this discipline in one of the relevant courses if studying outside of Australia.


The courses relevant to this area of study deal with applications of linguistics to professional and social contexts in which language plays a crucial role.They are particularly suited to teachers of English as a mother tongue, English as a second or foreign language and languages other than English, generalist primary school teachers, and those concerned with multicultural and language policies. Areas covered include the application of linguistics to the professional and social contexts in which language plays a crucial role, as well as other applications of linguistics such as in the media, business and industry.

See also the arts postgraduate areas of study entry for linguistics.

Relevant Courses

  • 3767 Graduate Certificate in Linguistics
  • 3768 Graduate Diploma in Linguistics
  • 0010 Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics
  • 3937 Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Research)
  • 3769 Master of Applied Linguistics
  • 2846 Master of Arts by research and coursework
  • 2695 Master of Arts*
  • 0020 Doctor of Philosophy*

*By research