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PGCert - Applied Linguistics as a subject

Postgraduate certificates and diplomas provide the opportunity for continuing professional development in the same area as an original degree. A postgraduate diploma can often lead to a master's degree.

Are you interested in human language and the way it has been formed and adapted throughout civilisation? Study Applied Linguistics at Waikato and you'll explore the complex world of language theories and methods, and the solution of practical problems associated with language.


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Key information

Years: 0.5
Start Dates: Semester A (February) and Semester B (July)
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
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*Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

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Prescriptions for the PGCert(AppLing), PGDip(AppLing) and MA(Applied)

The MA(Applied) is offered on-campus in Hamilton and may be taken full or part-time. The programme comprises taught papers or equivalents amounting to 120 points. In addition to the core paper APPLN501, students are required to take 90 further points from papers listed for the MA(Applied). With the approval of the Programme Convenor of General and Applied Linguistics, students may take APPLN591, APPLN592 or APPLN593 in lieu of taught papers. The requirements for admission to masters level study in Applied Linguistics are set out in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Graduate Handbook.

Further details of these 500 level papers may be found on the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences website.

Prescriptions for the PGCert(SLT) and PGDip(SLT)

The Postgraduate Diploma in Second Language Teaching is available on-campus in Hamilton and may be taken full or part-time. The programme comprises 120 points, including APPLN562 and APPLN563 as required papers. With the approval of the Programme Convenor of Applied Linguistics, students may substitute up to 30 points at an appropriate level from other subjects.

Further details of these 500 level papers may be found on the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences website.


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General and Applied Linguistics Programme


For more information about subject requirements please refer to the catalogue of papers for the most up to date information. If you have any questions and need more advice contact one of our friendly student advisors phone: 0800 800 145 or +64 7 838 4080 or email: wfass@waikato.ac.nz


Contacts

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:

General Enquiries
Phone: 0800 800 145 or +64 7 838 4932
Email: appl-fass@waikato.ac.nz

Graduate and Postgraduate Enquiries
Email: appl-grad@waikato.ac.nz