Our staff deliver units in Eastern’s Graduate Diploma in Arts and Graduate Certificate in Arts awards in an Applied Linguistics Specialisation.
The applied linguistics specialisation equips students for roles in language development projects working with communities who speak the lesser-known languages of the world, many of which are unwritten.
Language development work is complex and requires good understanding, skills and abilities across multiple disciplines. The applied linguistics specialisation, therefore, includes units in phonetics and language learning, phonological and grammatical analysis, sociolinguistics, translation, semantics, field methods, literacy and education, training and program planning.
The two course options at graduate level are: