• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
  • Specialisation code ENGL-SPEC

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 Outcomes

  1. understand the fine detail of the structure of English;

  2. understand key differences in texts across a range of registers and genres;

  3.  analyse the meanings of words;

  4. use theoretical approaches and methodologies for critical thinking about texts; and

  5. conduct research on a topic related to the English language, and to write an essay on their research outcomes.

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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

6 units from the completion of the following course(s):

LING6020 - The Structure of English (6 units)

6 - 18 units from the completion of the following:

LING6001 - Introduction to the Study of Language (6 units)

LING6008 - Semantics (6 units)

LING6529 - The History of the English Language (6 units)

A maximum of 12 units from the completion of the following list:

CLAS6001 - Traditional Grammar (6 units)

COMP8705 - Communication for Computing Professionals II (6 units)

ENGL6015 - Creative Writing (6 units)

ENGL6026 - Creative Writing 3 Advanced Fiction (6 units)

ESEN6101 - Extended University English (6 units)

HIST8011 - Biography and History (6 units)

HUMN6001 - Introduction to Digital Humanities and Public Culture - Tools, Theories and Methods (6 units)

HUMN8026 - Writing in the Public Sphere (6 units)

LING6030 - Advanced Academic English (6 units)

LING8026 - Qualitative Research Methods in Language Studies (6 units)

MGMT7001 - Business Communication (6 units)

SCOM8014 - Communicating Science with the Public (6 units)

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