Postgraduate study in Linguistics

What can you study in Linguistics?

You can underake advanced study of language structure and use.

Topics include:

  • Formal and functional syntax
  • Phonology
  • Historical linguistics
  • Language contact
  • Semantics
  • Pragmatics
  • Sociolinguistics

Entry requirements

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Linguistics

A BA with a major in Linguistics. You must have an average grade of B or higher in 45 points above Stage II in the major.

Master of Arts in Linguistics

120-point (one-year) MA

A BA(Hons) or PGDipArts in Linguistics with an average grade of B or higher.

240-point (two-year) MA

A BA with a major in Linguistics. You must have an average grade of B or higher in at least 45 points above Stage II in the major.

Structuring your specialisation in Linguistics

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Linguistics

Consult the BA(Hons) schedule for how to structure your study and for the courses you may take.

2019 BA(Hons) schedule for Linguistics

Master of Arts in Linguistics

Consult the MA schedule for how to structure your study and for the courses you may take.

2019 MA schedule for Linguistics

Courses

Explore the courses you can take as part of a specialisation in Linguistics:

Postgraduate courses

Scholarships and awards

Help and advice

For help with planning your degree and enrolling in your courses, please contact the Arts Students' Centre.

If you would like to find out more about studying Linguistics, you can contact a Postgraduate Adviser.