Crosscultural and Applied Linguistics

 

Master of Crosscultural and Applied Linguistics


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014, the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code Course title
 GCCRSAPL-01  Graduate Certificate in Crosscultural and Applied Linguistics
 GNCRSAPL-01  Graduate Diploma in Crosscultural and Applied Linguistics
 MACRSAPL-01 Master of Crosscultural and Applied Linguistics

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is an advanced learning master's course, as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Crosscultural and Applied Linguistics
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Crosscultural and Applied Linguistics
(c)
the Master of Crosscultural and Applied Linguistics
(2)
A candidate for the graduate certificate or graduate diploma may apply to progress to a longer course in this sequence, providing the candidate meets the admission requirements for that course. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the faculty, have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.
(2)
Admission to candidature for the Graduate Certificate requires:
(2)
A bachelor’s degree or higher award from the University of Sydney, or qualifications deemed by the faculty to be equivalent.
(3)
Admission to candidature for the Graduate Diploma requires:
(a)
A bachelor’s degree or higher award from the University of Sydney, or a qualification deemed by the faculty to be equivalent.
(b)
Completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate in this discipline or qualifications deemed by the faculty to be equivalent.
(4)
Admission to candidature for the Master’s requires:
(a)
A pass bachelor’s degree with a credit average, or an honours bachelor’s degree from the University of Sydney, or qualifications deemed by the faculty to be equivalent; or
(b)
Completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate diploma or graduate certificate in this discipline, or qualifications deemed by the faculty to be equivalent.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for these courses are set out in the Postgraduate Table of Units of Study for the Crosscultural and Applied Linguistics subject area.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate a candidate must complete 24 credit points including:
(a)
a minimum of 12 credit points of core units of study
(b)
a minimum of 12 credit points of LNGS coded elective units of study
(3)
To qualify for the award of Graduate Diploma a candidate must complete 48 credit points including:
(a)
24 credit points of core units of study
(b)
24 credit points of elective units of study, of which a minimum of 12 credit points must be LNGS coded units of study
(4)
To qualify for the award of Masters a candidate must complete 96 credit points including:
(a)
a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
a maximum of 66 credit points from elective units of study, including at least 30 credit points of LNGS coded units of study; and
(c)
a minimum of 6 credit points of capstone units of study.

7 Recognition of Prior Learning

(1)
Waivers and credit may be granted or the volume of learning may be reduced in recognition of prior learning.
(2)
Credit may be granted for up to 50% of course requirements for relevant incomplete postgraduate qualifications.
(3)
Candidates offered direct admission to the Master of Crosscultural and Applied Linguistics may be eligible for a reduction in the volume of learning of up to 48 credit points, subject to the following:
(a)
The maximum permissible reduction in the volume of learning is 48 credit points for a qualification at level 8 of the Australian Qualifications Framework in a relevant discipline as defined by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
(b)
The maximum permissible reduction in the volume of learning is 24 credit points for a qualification at level 7 of the Australian Qualifications Framework in a relevant discipline as defined by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
(c)
The maximum permissible reduction in the volume of learning is 24 credit points for relevant professional work experience deemed by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to have conferred a volume of learning equivalent to that of a Graduate Certificate in a relevant discipline.
(4)
The maximum combined credit and reduction in the volume of learning for prior study granted to a candidate will not exceed 50% of the requirements of the course.

8 Course transfer

A candidate for the master’s degree or graduate diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Dean, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.

9 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2018 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2018 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.