Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Linguistics

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Entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree in Linguistics or a related subject with an average grade of B or better.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Students in the Postgraduate Certificate of Linguistics will be part of the research culture of the Linguistics programme within the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies. The PGCertLing degree will prepare graduates who: * have specialised knowledge of at least one current area of linguistic research * have a grounding in the use of quantitative and qualitative methods for collecting and analysing linguistic data * are able to make critically informed decisions about the methods appropriate for investigating different research questions * are progessing towards being able to develop their own complex ideas related to linguistic structure and language use based on a sound understanding of relevant research * communicate effectively and accurately about linguistic research in different contexts and through different media * demonstrate intellectual integrity and an understanding of the ethics of scholarship. With these attributes, developed in the formal curriculum and tested through academic assessment, graduates will be building towards having the knowledge, skills and experience to undertake independent advanced research in linguistics. In the programme students will develop some high-level transferable skills for language-related fields, including language and social policy, marketing, and speech technology.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Language and Literature at this level can earn:

$38,000

Median earnings one year after study

$46,000

Median earnings two years after study

$62,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

64%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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Norman Kirk Memorial Trust Pasifika Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$6,000 ($2,000 per year per student up to three years).

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601
Email: info-desk@vuw.ac.nz
Web: http://www.vuw.ac.nz

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Sources

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