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Field of Study

Language and Discourse Analysis

Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics

Develop skills in using language and discourse data to solve real-world problems relevant to the use and learning of languages.

With access to large collections of language data used in different settings and new digital methods for analysing these collections, the way we understand how languages are used and learned is evolving.

Language and Discourse Analysis specialises in data-driven language use and learning and choosing this field of study will upgrade your expertise in digital and data literacy.

Build an excellent understanding of the issues involved in communication across languages and cultures, and gain an in-depth knowledge of the structure and function of human languages. These valuable skills apply to real-world policy and practice in applied linguistics and arm you with the experience to transfer between industries across the globe.


1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Language teacher
  • Language program manager
  • Private tutor

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials

What you'll study

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