Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)

Program Description

Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)


Have you studied a bachelor degree in another language, education, English, psychology or speech pathology and would now like to use these skills to expand your career into the world of linguistics?

If you are truly fascinated by the English language and how it can be affected by social and cultural influences, the Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics at the University of Newcastle may be for you.

The program combines theoretical perspectives, experimental studies and practical applications so you can develop a well-rounded comprehension and experience base. You will graduate with the skills and knowledge to open up opportunities as a researcher or academic.

Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. You can achieve your Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics at a time that suits you.

Please note the Graduate Certificate of Applied Linguistics will be offered at UON Sydney from Semester 2, 2016.

Is it for you?

Are you fascinated by the English language and how it can be affected by social and cultural influences?

If you are looking to advance your career or move into the field of applied linguistics and have a bachelor degree in another language, education, English, psychology or speech pathology, the University of Newcastle’s Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics may be the entry postgraduate qualification for you.

Designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to understand the processes of language learning and development, the program will teach you theoretically motivated language teaching curricula.

Career Pathways

In an increasingly competitive global working environment, a comprehensive understanding of language can be your passport to success. There is increasing demand and opportunity in Australian and international industries for experts in linguistics.

The University of Newcastle’s Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics will prepare you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career as a researcher or academic in Australian and international industries. With your high-level linguistics skills in teaching and/or research, you will improve your future career opportunities as demand for educated linguists continues to increase.

You may also like to take your postgraduate qualification to the next level, opening up further career opportunities, potentially at a higher level, with the Master of Applied Linguistics at the University of Newcastle.

Admission Requirements

The Graduate Certificate is a 40 unit postgraduate qualification.

Discipline areas include: Linguistics, Education, English, Languages, Psychology and Speech Pathology.

Bachelor Degree

Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students.

Please visit http://gradschool.edu.au/future-students/how-to-apply

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/governance-and-leadership/policy-library/document?RecordNumber=D15/15438

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated April 10, 2016
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