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BA/BEd(Sec) Linguistics Single Major (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
8 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
27824 AUD
National
6349 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87

About this course

This pre-service teacher education program is available only as a dual degree. Students completing a dual degree have the opportunity to complete two degrees in less time than if each was studied separately. The Bachelor of Education (Secondary) offers school based learning and draws on the latest research into effective teaching, ensuring graduates are well equipped to teach. Students completing a dual degree with education are prepared for secondary school teaching, or training in business or industry. Teaching is a challenging and rewarding career, with secondary school teachers in demand worldwide. Teaching areas include Asian languages (Chinese, Japanese, Indonesian), drama, economics, English, English as a second language, European languages (French, German, Spanish), geography, history, mathematics, media studies, music, learning support, studies in religion and study of society.

Linguistics explores the structure of language, its uses and applications in society, connecting theoretical, descriptive and applied studies which address problems and issues in human communication. Courses in the structure of language examine its sounds (phonetics and phonology), words (morphology), sentences (syntax) and meaning (semantics), and the complex interactions between these properties. Students also study the way languages change across time (historical linguistics), how different regional, social or occupational varieties develop (sociolinguistics), and how language is used in discourse (pragmatics).

 

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Eligibility Criteria

English language requirement:

  • At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

Academic Requirement:

  •  For Australian students:

           1)BEd: Year 12 or equivalent English, plus one of Mathematics A, B or C; and entry to the BA.

              BA: Year 12 or equivalent English. 

  •  For International students:

          1)BEd: Year 12 or equivalent English, plus one of Mathematics A, B or C; and entry to the BA.

             BA:Equivalent qualifications of  Year 12 or equivalent English.

          2)At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.

               Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

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Course Modules

     Course Code         Course Title

  • LING1000 Introduction to Linguistics: Structure and Meaning of Words and Sentences
  • LING1005 Introduction to Linguistics: The Sound Pattern of Language
  • LING2010 Phonology
  • LING2045 Generative Syntax
  • LING2000 Linguistic Semantics
  • LING2040 Morphology: The Structure of Words
  • LING2035 Language & Society
  • LING2055 Pragmatics
  • LING2110 English Through Time and Space
  • LING3050 Advanced Linguistics Research
  • LING3010 Grammar and Discourse
  • LING3020 Linguistic Field Methods and Documentary Linguistics
  • LING3025 Study on an Australian Aboriginal Language
  • LING3030 Mind and Language: Cognitive Strategies for Meaning Analysis
  • LING3100 Special Research Topics in Linguistics

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.Domestic applications for admission to all undergraduate programs are made online hrough the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).If you are not a current Year 12 applicant, you will be asked to include details of any previous studies and any subsequent tertiary study (e.g. university or TAFE studies). If you believe your work experience is relevant to your application, please provide supporting documentation.

 

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