Linguistics and Applied Linguistics within the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics has a reputation for excellence in research, supervision, and teaching nationally and internationally, attracting students from all around the world.
Monash is the top-ranked university in Australia for research in linguistics and applied linguistics. In the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Report (2012), we achieved a rating of ‘above world standard’ and were ranked 17th in the world according to QS World University Rankings by Subject (2014). Our staff and graduate research students undertake cutting edge, world-leading research and teaching in many areas of linguistics and applied linguistics.
In the Bachelor of Arts, we offer an undergraduate program (both major and minor) in General Linguistics and English as an International Language, an innovative course that focuses on intercultural communication. We also teach some subjects as part of Bachelor of Global Cultural Literacies.
Masters by Coursework
We offer Masters by coursework degrees in applied linguistics and translation/interpreting studies. Students who enrol in the Master in Applied Linguistics have two options: a) General Applied Linguistics, and b) Teaching World Englishes for International Communication.
We also have an graduate research program in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics which offers both a MA and a PhD in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Catherine Cook has been awarded a doctorate for her fascinating thesis about Person Reference Across the Multiple Worlds of Table-Top Roleplaying Games. That is the second part of the... Read more
Congratulations to Dr Marc Orlando, Professor Rita Wilson, Dr Jim Hlavac and Dr Paul McShane from the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics (LLCL) who have been awarded funding from... Read more
The Korean Studies program at Monash, established in 1988, is one of the fastest growing language and studies programs in the School. With the retirement of the foundational lecturers in... Read more
Scholarship gives international Monash University students the chance to hone the delicate art of translationThe Chin Communications Masters Scholarship recognises the importance of training translators and interpreters. The generous philanthropy of award-winning Chinese translation specialists Chin Communications established the scholarship in 2012... Read more
Prof. Farzad Sharifian, Chair in Cultural Linguistics, has two ‘forthcoming’ publications. They are ‘Cultural Linguistics’ (Springer, 2017) and ‘Advances in Cultural Linguistics’ (John Benjamins, 2017) (http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789811040559). ‘Cultural Linguistics’ (a... Read more