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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Course

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts

Managing facultyArts
Abbreviated titleGradDipAppJapLing
CRICOS code069266D
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/0108

Description

Objectives

Students successfully completing this course will have:

  • a sound knowledge of diverse aspects of the academic discipline
  • an understanding of the world view of the field of study
  • a critical appreciation of the secondary literature in the field of study
  • a familiarity with many of the key texts and cultural products pertaining to the field of study
  • advanced reading and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • advanced analytical skills
  • a grasp of research methodology and ethics, and an ability to undertake a small, independent research project in one of the disciplines represented in the program.

Structure

This course consists of one core unit, and three electives chosen from the list below.

Requirements

Core unit

Electives

Students who obtain a distinction average and who have undertaken APG4635 /APG5635 (Research methodology in applied linguistics) may seek approval from the course coordinator to undertake a research project for 12 points (usually APG4386 /APG5386 Research project A) as one of the electives.

With the approval of the course coordinator, students may undertake an elective for 12 points offered elsewhere within the Faculty of Arts or from the Faculty of Education. Students may take up to 24 points of language units within the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics with the approval of the course coordinator.

Progression to further studies

Students require a credit average in the graduate diploma program to transfer to course 3073 Master of Applied Japanese Linguistics.

Alternative exit(s)

After successful completion of 24 points, students may apply to exit the program with a Graduate Certificate of Arts.

Award(s)

Graduate Diploma in Applied Japanese Linguistics