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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Area of Study

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


Research supervision is available in areas including language teaching and assessment; second language acquisition (including language learning and information communications technology), intercultural interaction; sociolinguistics and language planning.

For further information on courses, contact the school.


Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Research)

Students complete 48 points, including two core units and two elective units.

Core units

  • APG4386 Asian studies research project part 1
  • APG4635 Research methodology for applied linguistics

Elective units

  • two units as approved by the course coordinator, usually applied Japanese linguistics or linguistics units
Course coordinator

Assoc Prof Helen Marriott

Master of Arts by Research and Coursework

The entry below only details the coursework component of this degree. For all requirements including the research/thesis component refer to the full course entry at


Students normally complete two level five units in applied Japanese linguistics.

Course coordinator

Associate Professor Helen Marriott

Further courses

For a list of units studied or course outlines, refer to the relevant courses.

Relevant Courses

  • 0108 Graduate Diploma in Applied Japanese Linguistics
  • 3937 Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Research)
  • 3073 Masters of Applied Japanese Linguistics
  • 2846 Master of Arts by research and coursework
  • 2695 Master of Arts*
  • 0020 Doctor of Philosophy

*By research