Take your study of language to a higher level. The Master of Arts in Applied Language Studies covers language and discourse analysis, aimed at graduates of English and other languages.
Through your studies you explore the impact language, culture and communication have on our society. Papers include general and social linguistics, discourse analysis, intercultural communication and research methodology in preparation for your thesis. Research is a significant component of this qualification, giving you the chance to investigate a topic of your interest.
This is part of the Master of Arts.
Start date: 2018
Start date: 2019
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You can specialise in one of the following areas:
You need to complete 120 points from the papers below. You should discuss your paper choice and study sequence with the programme leader before enrolling in papers.
LING810 Language Analysis
LING811 Language, Culture and Communication
LING812 Discourse Analysis
LING820 Specialty Reading Paper
TRIN802 Translation: A Critical Approach
ENMS802 Language in Virtual Worlds: Presence, Theory, Practice
TRIN801 Interpreting: A Critical Approach
LING814 Special Topic in Applied Language Studies
SOSC880 Qualitative Research Methods
SOSC881 Quantitative Research Methods
SOSC884 Social Research Design and Analysis
POLS880 Policy Research and Evaluation
MAOR810 Research Methods and Indigenous Methodologies
If you have successfully completed the taught papers and decide that you don’t wish to continue with a thesis (or don't meet the grade criteria) you can exit with a Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Applied Language Studies.
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.