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Master of General and Applied Linguistics (Advanced)

  • Masters (Coursework)

The human capacity for language is at the heart of the study of linguistics. The field encompasses the nature of different languages and the nature of language as a cognitive and social phenomenon. It asks questions such as: How do we communicate? In what ways are languages different and similar?

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
VLING, 082302G
Study Mode
In person
International Fees
$44,470 total

About this course

The human capacity for language is at the heart of the study of linguistics. The field encompasses the nature of different languages and the nature of language as a cognitive and social phenomenon. It asks questions such as: How do we communicate? In what ways are languages different and similar? How do we learn language? Why does language change over time? What is the relationship between mind and language? The Master of General and Applied Linguistics (Advanced) offers the opportunity to explore these and many other questions through an especially broad selection of topics. The program will provide you with a solid grounding in linguistic theory, analysis and associated methodologies, and offers the opportunity to study language as a cognitive, social and historical process. Students can also study a broad range of languages as part of the degree.

Career Options

The Master of General and Applied Linguistics (Advanced) can advance your career in education, translation and interpreting, language teaching, speech pathology, audiology, editing, language policy, cross-cultural communication, language documentation and other positions in government and private business. It is also a pathway to further studies.

Study locations

Canberra

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences courses at Australian National University (ANU).
87.6%
Overall satisfaction
84.9%
Skill scale
78.7%
Teaching scale
85.3%
Employed full-time
$92.7k
Average salary

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