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Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics will meet your professional and research needs.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics provides professionals in all areas of second-language teaching, including Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), with a qualification that meets their specific combination of professional and research needs. This combination is increasingly important in both domestic and international settings.
You’ll use theories, methods and problem-based approaches that address real-world language issues. The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics focuses on second-language acquisition, teaching and language use in an increasingly globalised and digitally mediated world.
Explore areas such as contextually relevant teaching of languages, reflective practices to enhance teaching and learning, and the sociocultural demands of language learning and teaching.
You’ll be taught by distinguished educators who have researched in areas such as:
“I found the individualised approach offered in the programme extremely rewarding…”
Doing my courses by distance has meant I can conduct my studies in a situated teaching context with practising teaching professionals whose valuable experiences are very helpful.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics will prepare you for a career in areas such as language teaching, research or practice in national or international multilingual contexts. You’ll be supporting those who operate in multilingual contexts, such as migrants and former refugees, and international students in New Zealand. Our graduates are employed as educators, consultants and practitioners.
If you want to take on the challenge of master’s study, you can apply for a Master of Applied Linguistics.
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