Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics
Develop your knowledge and understanding of linguistics while also having access to research training.
The Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics is a professional development program designed for teachers of English and other second languages, as well as language professionals in translation, interpretation and other second language areas. You can choose to specialise in Applied Linguistics or Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Studies.
For your half year of full-time (or part-time equivalent) study, you'll select from nearly 20 courses in the linguistic, psychological, educational and socio-cultural aspects of language learning and use, and in language teaching methodology.
The program has a strong national and international reputation. Graduates take up, and in many cases return to, teaching and administrative positions in high schools, universities and language schools in Australia and abroad. They also find employment in business and government positions that draw on the understanding of how languages are used in different settings and cultures.
- Study at UQ’s School of Languages and Cultures, an international leader in the teaching of interpreting and translation.
- Work with and learn from more than 50 leading researchers who specialise in a diverse range of disciplines.
- Choose to specialise in Applied Linguistics or Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Studies.
- Develop an understanding of the field of linguistics while having access to research training.
Fields of study
Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:
- Applied Linguistics
- TESOL Studies
Situated on 114 hectares of Brisbane River-bound land, UQ’s main campus is a vibrant mix of majestic sandstone buildings and contemporary architecture, landscaped gardens and lakes. Fanning out from the heritage-listed Great Court, you’ll find modern teaching and research facilities, including laboratories, lecture theatres, and Queensland’s largest research library. The expansive grounds are also home to a variety of sporting facilities, museums, cafes, and those famous Jacaranda trees. The St Lucia campus is only seven kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre, making it an appealing place to study, work or visit.
Application Processing Time in Days: 28
Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Depending on which field you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
- Linguistics researcher
- International business consultant
- TESOL teacher
- Language teacher
- Language program manager
- Private tutor
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
Approved degree or equivalent in any discipline
- Course Code: 064991D
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
- Duration: 06 Month
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: 100 AUD