Linguistics Table

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Linguistics

Major

A major in Linguistics requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 18 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project unit

Minor

A minor in Linguistics requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

1000-level units of study

Core

LNGS1001
Structure of Language
6      Semester 1
LNGS1002
Language and Social Context
6      Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Core
LNGS2601
Phonetics and Phonology
6    P 6 credit points at 1000 level in the Linguistics major
N LNGS2620 or LNGS2621
Semester 1
LNGS2624
Grammar in the World's Languages
6    P 6 credit points of 1000levelinLinguistics
N LNGS2602
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Selective
LNGS3601
Semantics - Meaning, Reference and Mind
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 in Linguistics or 18 credit points at 2000 or 3000 level in English or Australian Literature
Semester 2
LNGS3605
Describing a Language

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P LNGS2601 and LNGS2624 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Linguistics
Semester 1
LNGS3607
Genre and Register

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Linguistics
Semester 2
LNGS3608
Computers, Discourse, Language
6    P LNGS1001 and LNGS1002 and LNGS2624
Semester 2
LNGS3609
Text and Context

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P LNGS2601 and LNGS2624 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Linguistics
Semester 1
LNGS3610
Language Change and Variation
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Linguistics
C LNGS2601
N LNGS2612
Semester 1
LNGS3612
Dynamics of Sound

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P LNGS2601 and LNGS2624 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Linguistics
Semester 2
LNGS3696
Multilingualism

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Linguistics major
Semester 2
LNGS3699
Linguistics Research Issues

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Linguistics with a Credit Average
Semester 1
LNGS3701
Functional Grammar
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Linguistics
Semester 1
LNGS3702
Pragmatics - Meaning in Use

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Linguistics
Semester 1
LNGS3704
Theory and typology of grammar
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Linguistics major, and LNGS2624
Semester 1
ITLN3685
Linguistic Issues in Migration

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P ITLN2611 or ITLN2612 or ITLN2631 or ITLN2632 or ITLN3611 or ITLN3612 or ITLN3631
N ITLN3754
Semester 1

Interdisciplinary project unit

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
LNGS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive December

Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
LNGS3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P 72 credit points
C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2