Course

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Languages and Linguistics

Approved Abbreviation: BA(Hons)Lang&Ling


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1599.1

CRICOS Code: 052904G


Course Status: INACTIVE
This version of the course is no longer offered. Please use the course search to find courses currently available.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2004 to 2009.

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Languages and Linguistics is a fourth year of study, building on a three-year degree in languages. In this course, students are familiarised with the major research models in languages and linguistics, critically read and review research literature in the field, use basic statistical techniques, as well as methods of linguistic data analysis, relevant to the field. All students must present a research project in the form of a thesis at the end of this course.

Study Mode
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr David WaltonenquiriesHCA@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Bankstown CampusFull TimeInternal See above

Advanced standing

Normal university advanced standing policies will apply.

Admission

For admission to the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Languages and Linguistics, applicants must:

  • Maintain a GPA greater than 5.0 in the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Arts (Languages), Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation). Applicants with an equivalent degree at another institution and a GPA greater than 5.0 may also be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Languages and Linguistics; or
  • Have achieved an overall grade point average at distinction level in a designated area of study within their undergraduate degree
  • Have achieved an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a 6.5 in the individual score for writing) or equivalent (e.g. TOEFL score 600 and TWE score of 5) if applying as an international students whose prior education has been undertaken in a language other than English
  • Submit an appropriate topic for a thesis or thesis-equivalent research project for consideration. The topic and availability of appropriate supervision will be considered in assessing applications

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points including the units listed in the recommended sequence below.

Recommended Sequence

Full-time

Year 1

Autumn session

100748.2Languages and Linguistics Honours Seminar
A7444.2Language and Linguistics Research Methods
100749.2Languages and Linguistics Honours Thesis

One 10 credit point unit selected from the pool

Spring session

100749.2Languages and Linguistics Honours Thesis

Part-time

Year 1

Autumn session

A7444.2Language and Linguistics Research Methods

One 10 credit point unit selected from the pool

Spring session

100748.2Languages and Linguistics Honours Seminar

Year 2

Autumn session

100749.2Languages and Linguistics Honours Thesis

Spring session

100749.2Languages and Linguistics Honours Thesis

Pool Units

A7448.1Applied Sociolinguistics
100920.1Aspects of Bilingualism and Intercultural Communication
100918.2Contrastive Linguistics
100919.2Investigating Second Language Acquisition
100926.3The Language of the Law


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