- Total units 24 Units
- Specialisation code ENGL-SPEC
- Academic career Postgraduate
In this specialisation, experts from Australia’s leading university in research and teaching of languages will equip you with critical language learning approaches and an in-depth understanding of the practical application of those approaches. You will be taught by English language specialists, linguists and experts in oral, dramatic and textual arts.
Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Understand the fine detail of the structure of English
- Understand key differences in texts across a range of registers and genres.
- Analyse the meanings of words
- Use theoretical approaches and methodologies for critical thinking about texts.
- Conduct research on a topic related to the English language, and to write an essay on their research outcomes.
This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:
6 units from completion of the following course(s):
|LING6020||The Structure of English||6|
A minimum of 6 units must come from completion of courses from the following list:
|LING6522||Seminar on Semantics||6|
|LING6529||The History of the English Language||6|
|LING6001||Introduction to the Study of Language||6|
A maximum of 12 units may come from completion of courses from the following list:
|HUMN 8011: WWHL Key concepts|
|HUMN8026||Writing in the Public Sphere||6|
|POGO8037||Writing Public Policy||6|
|INTR8065||Writing International Relations||6|
|GRAD7910||Introduction to Writing for Government||3|
|GRAD7911||Intermediate Writing for Government||3|
|LING8025||Tools and Resources for Language Analysis||6|
|LING8026||Understanding Qualitative Research & Writing in Language Studies||6|
|COMP8705||Communication for Computing Professionals II||6|
|ENGN8150||Professional Communication I||6|
|ENGN8160||Professional Communication II||6|
|SCOM8014||Communicating Science with the Public||6|
|SCOM8015||Speaking of Science||6|