PGDip - Applied Linguistics as a subject
Postgraduate diplomas provide the opportunity for continuing professional development in the same area as an original degree. A postgraduate diploma can often lead to a masters 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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Entry usually requires a bachelors degree (or equivalent) and an advanced level of study in your subject area.
|Start Dates:||Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)|
|Estimated Fees* (International):||$35,900 - $45,755 per year|
|Entry Requirements:||Postgraduate International|
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|All amounts are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). *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.|
Papers available within Applied Linguistics
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 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 qualification regulations.
Further details of these 500 level papers may be found on the Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences website.
Prescriptions for the PGCert(TESOL) and PGDip(TESOL)
The Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages is available on-campus in Hamilton. The programme comprises 60 points, consisting of APPLN564 and APPLN566 as required papers.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages is available on-campus in Hamilton and may be taken full-time or part-time. The programme comprises 120 points, including APPLN564 and APPLN566 as required papers.
For further details, contact the Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences Office.
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Graduate study options
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