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Domestic Postgraduate Coursework Applicants

If you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen:

Applications are via the Coursework Studies Section. Please download the direct application form at the following link: http://www.postgrad.mq.edu.au/pdfs/CWK_APPnSCHED.pdf

Your application will be assessed by Academic staff in the Department of Linguistics and you will be advised of the outcome of your application by Coursework Studies Section.

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible for financial support through the federal government FEE-HELP scheme - see http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/.

Applicants for the following programs are also required to submit additional information with their application.

Applied Linguistics (including TESOL and Language for Specific Purposes)
Applied Linguistics applicants are also required to submit a supplementary form and proof of work experience in the form of a letter, on their employer’s letterhead stating length of time employed, whether full or part time, and nature of duties.

Postgraduate Certificate of Research Preparation (Human Sciences)
Linguistics Research Applicants are also required to submit a research proposal together with a supplementary form.

Clinical Audiology
Audiology applicants are also required to submit a personal statement (cover letter) which includes information about your background and reasons for wanting to become an Audiologist.

Speech & Language Pathology
Speech Pathology applicants are also required to submit a personal statement which should indicate:
- your understanding of Speech Pathology as practised in Australia
- relevant personal experience of speech pathology or related fields
- explanation of any factors that are relevant to the application

The Faculty of Human Sciences offers a limited number of merit-based Commonwealth supported places (CSP) in some postgraduate coursework programs for students commencing their first postgraduate coursework degree. Places will be granted according to academic merit and any other selection criteria (personal statement, interview etc) and awarded to the most highly ranked applicants who have been granted a firm offer.

These CSP places are available in the:

Master of Speech and Language Pathology

Master of Clinical Audiology

Master of Auslan-English Interpreting

 

Graduate Diploma in Speech and Communication

Please visit http://studentadmin.mq.edu.au/gradcertdip/GDipSpCom.html for application information and the link to the online application form.
Applicants are also required to submit a personal statement which should indicate:

  1. your understanding of Speech Pathology as practised in Australia
  2. relevant personal experience of speech pathology or related fields
  3. explanation of any factors that are relevant to the application

Your application will be assessed by Academic staff in the Department of Linguistics and you will be advised of the outcome of your application by Coursework Studies Section.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible for financial support through the federal government FEE-HELP scheme - see http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/ .

Postgraduate Diploma in Auslan/English Interpreting
Please contact the Linguistics Postgraduate Office for futher application details.

Master of Translating & Interpreting with Applied Linguistics TESOL
For the Applied Linguistics part of the double degree, applicants are also required to submit a supplementary form and proof of work experience in the form of a letter, on their employer’s letterhead stating length of time employed, whether full or part time, and nature of duties.

 

International Postgraduate Coursework Applicants

The step-by-step guide on international applications is available at How to Apply.

 

Higher Degree Research Program Applicants

More information on HDR matters is available at  Higher Degree Research Office.

  • From this source, and where available, online, you can access information on admission and entry requirements, forms & supporting document requirements, fees and scholarships .

Applicants for research degrees are expected to investigate the Department's Research areas and contact potential staff supervisors in their areas of interest prior to completing their application.

The contact persons for specific Linguistics programs are available at Linguistics Postgraduate Contacts.

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