Systemic functional linguistics and the groundbreaking literacy initiatives of the 'Sydney School' in primary, secondary, tertiary and adult education are internationally recognised. Applied linguistics includes a focus on the process of teaching and learning a second language and is suitable for those involved in teaching English to speakers of others languages (TESOL), second language teaching (SLT) and teaching of modern languages. The program is also designed for those interested in applying linguistics in other professional areas, including translation, journalism & media, language policy and planning, website design, and socio-educational development work.
- Master of Applied Linguistics
- Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics
- Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics
With the rise of globalization, intercultural communication now takes place in most areas of life including the employment fields of tourism, marketing and advertising, business, diplomacy, media, policy-making and co-operation between government and non-government organizations.