The School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies offers a range of postgraduate qualifications, ranging from graduate certificates to PhD programmes.
Postgraduate study options within the School of Linguistics and Applied Language include Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, Honours Degrees, Master's Degrees and PhDs.
Enhance your Bachelor's degree with postgraduate study and gain advanced knowledge and skills in Applied Linguistics.
Build on your degree and advance your linguistic knowledge and skills with postgraduate study.
Take your language study to the next level and gain advanced knowledge and skills in language learning and teaching.
Enhance your career prospects—get advanced knowledge and skills in teaching English to speakers of other languages.
Graduate Certificate in Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
The Graduate Certificate in Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is a one-trimester (12 weeks) introductory programme in TESOL teaching for graduates. For more information, see the Graduate Certificate in TESOL page.
Graduate Diploma in Arts (in Linguistics, or in Second Language Education)
Please contact the Linguistics Programme Director or the Second Language Education Programme Director for specific information about each of these Graduate Diplomas in Arts. See also the Graduate Diploma in Arts page on the Faculty website.
Bachelor of Arts with Honours
The Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Linguistics combines 400-level courses for graduates with a BA in Linguistics. For further information refer to the Bachelor of Arts with Honours or read more about studying Linguistics at a postgraduate level.
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts
The Postgraduate Diploma in Arts will normally consist of 120 points at 400 level. For more information see the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts page.
Master of Arts
The Master of Arts 180 points is a three-trimester programme for graduates with two years relevant teaching or language related experience.
The PhD is a thesis degree for graduates with appropriate academic qualifications. For more information, see the PhD page.