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Master of Language and Culture

  • Masters (Coursework)

Study the AUT Master of Language and Culture and further your understanding of multilingualism, cultural competency, discourse, language education, translation and interpreting.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time
Course Code
AK1049
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$8,807 per year / $13,211 total
International Fees
$34,055 per year / $51,083 total

About this course

Study the AUT Master of Language and Culture and further your understanding of multilingualism, cultural competency, discourse, language education, translation and interpreting.

Unique in New Zealand, this new master's degree provides a fresh and flexible approach to applied and sociolinguistics. You conduct in-depth research and develop high-level reflective, critical, analytical and research tools in your chosen field of language and culture.

The Master of Language and Culture is suitable for professionals and graduates with a background in languages, applied and sociolinguistics, education, translation and interpreting.

Entry requirements

  • A relevant bachelor's degree with a B grade average or higher in courses at level 7 or equivalent

An applicant's course of study must be approved by the programme leader prior to enrolment.

In exceptional circumstances an applicant who doesn't meet the requirements above but who has an appropriate combination of academic and professional experience, may be considered for admission. Contact the programme administrator: [email protected]

International student entry requirements

Study locations

City Campus

Online

Career pathways

With the growth of linguistic and cultural diversity, there's an urgent demand for graduates who can analyse and apply their advanced professional practice and research to our changed societal conditions.

An advanced understanding of multilingualism and intercultural communication is required in many fields, including:

  • Language teaching and education
  • Language and cultural policy analysis
  • Interpreting (including NZ Sign Language Interpreting)
  • Translation
  • Research
  • Management
  • Industry training
  • Human resources
  • Diplomacy
  • NGO positions