Master of Applied Linguistics
This course will give you an increased focus on research across a range of topics related to language in applied contexts. The program is available by coursework only, a combination of coursework and a minor thesis, or by research only. Majors offered include: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), LOTE teaching, Intercultural Communication, Literacy Education and Second Language Acquisition. You can undertake applied
research relevant to your professional responsibilities and interests.
The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.
A Bachelor’s degree with Honours or an equivalent fourth-year qualification in an education-related area.
University lecturer/tutor; professional researcher in the area of applied linguistics.
Effective professional development for graduate researchers and early career researchers.
We pair a highly motivated PhD student with an industry leader with similar interests.
We offer internships to Master by Research and PhD students in various disciplines.
A selection of La Trobe researchers talk about the exciting work that they're doing.
Fees and costs
Learn more about the fees for graduate research.
Do you have an excellent academic record? If you're a full-fee paying student, you may be eligible for a La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship and receive up to a 25% reduction on your course fees.
Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.
How to apply
How to apply for a postgraduate research degree
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