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LING71-103: Nature of Language

Description

This subject will give you an insight into the nature of human languages. You will study different aspects of human languages, including various linguistic systems such as phonology, semantics or pragmatics. You will be able to explore languages you know in order to research similarities and differences in their nature and their use. The subject is suitable for you if you are a language educator or if you are simply passionate about languages and how they work. 

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeLING71-103
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering - On Campus]
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering - On campus]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering - Online]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $2,430
  • Commencing in 2022: $2,460

Learning outcomes

1. Identify, synthesise, interpret and communicate complex issues in the study of language.
2. Independently and in teams, demonstrate expert cognitive skills to solve complex problems in the study of language.
3. Apply disciplinary knowledge to new educational contexts, demonstrating expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as an English language educator.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.
  • Students on a Student Visa may be restricted from enrolment due to the mode of delivery in the chosen semester. Check the subject outline for further details.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start17/05/2021
Cancellation 1?31/05/2021
Cancellation 2?07/06/2021
Last enrolment30/05/2021
Withdraw – Financial?12/06/2021
Withdraw – Academic?03/07/2021
Teaching census?11/06/2021