Honours in Linguistics
Honours in Linguistics trains you to undertake research in the discipline in order to create new knowledge, at a level that is both more advanced than at undergraduate level and which broadens your knowledge in specialised sub-areas of the discipline. It prepares you for further postgraduate research study and provides research and analysis skills for professional employment.
Outcomes: Students are able to (1) demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of key theories and methods in linguistics; (2) have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of empirical and theoretical concepts in linguistics; (3) demonstrate ability to critically review, analyse, consolidate and synthesize knowledge with intellectual independence to provide understanding of complex problems and issues in linguistics; (4) identify, plan and implement an original research project in linguistics, including appropriate ethical issues; and (5) produce high-level oral and written communication appropriate to the discipline.
Entry requirements: the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 70 per cent in the Level 3 units of the Linguistics major.
Intake periods: Beginning of year and mid-year
|Key to availability of units:|
|S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2|
Take all units (48 points):
2017 mid year commencing students refer to the 2017 handbook.
|Availability||Unit code||Unit name||Unit rules|
|S2||LING4102||Language Description and Documentation|
|S2||LING4103||Methods in Sociolinguistic Research|
|S1||LING4104||Advanced Topics in Semantics and Pragmatics|
|S1, S2||SOCS4100||Honours Research Skills|
|S1, S2||SOCS4140||Honours Dissertation 1|
|S1, S2||SOCS4141||Honours Dissertation 2|