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Master of Applied Linguistics

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Applied Linguistics provides professionals in all areas of second-language teaching (including Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)) with a combination of professional and research skills which is increasingly important in both domestic and international settings.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time

About this course

The Master of Applied Linguistics provides professionals in all areas of second-language teaching (including Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)) with a combination of professional and research skills which is increasingly important in both domestic and international settings.

Entry requirements

To enter the Master of Applied Linguistics you will:

  • have been awarded or qualified for a bachelor degree with at least a B grade average across the 200-300 level courses, and
  • at least one full-time year of relevant teaching experience (or equivalent), or
  • have been awarded or qualified for a postgraduate diploma in second language teaching or a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics, or equivalent.

You will have at least a B+ grade average for entry to the Research Pathway, or at least a B grade average for entry to the Coursework Pathway.

Career pathways

With a Master of Applied Linguistics you'll be prepared for careers in language teaching, research and practice in national and international multilingual contexts.

You'll be supporting those who operate in multilingual contexts, such as migrants and former refugees and international students in New Zealand. Our graduates are employed as educators, consultants and practitioners.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.