Study linguistics at the University of Melbourne

11 March 2015

Did you know linguistics at the University of Melbourne was ranked No.12 in the world in the 2014 QS World Rankings?
The Master of Applied Linguistics offers theoretical and practical training to give you the competitive edge to build your graduate career in language teaching, language assessment, language program evaluation and beyond. It is designed to boost your professional knowledge and sharpen your vocational skills in a wide range of areas.
Focus on one of five specialisations:

  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Technology and language learning
  • Language testing
  • English language
  • Modern languages

The Master of Applied Linguistics Modern Languages specialisation welcomes professionals working with modern languages in education, translating, trade relations, diplomacy, the public service, international public relations and related areas. The program offers a range of subjects that focus specifically on developing language skills and cultural competency in modern languages at the graduate level. Languages include French, German, Italian and Spanish.

Program: Master of Applied Linguistics
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Duration: 2 years
Semester intake: March
Entry requirements

  • An undergraduate degree or equivalent, with an average of 70% or above.

Apply to the University of Melbourne linguistics program!


Are you interested in studying linguistics at the University of Melbourne or at other Australian universities? Contact OzTREKK’s Australian Linguistics Schools Admissions Officer Rachel Brady at or call 1-866-698-7355 (toll free in Canada).