Master of Language Studies

Flinders University

The Master of Language Studies is designed to provide an advanced level of understanding of one of the following areas of specialisation: Cultural Studies and/or Applied Linguistics, relative to French, Italian, Modern Greek, Spanish or Indonesian. Students will be exposed to an in-depth body of knowledge relative to the above areas of specialisation. The course will train students to form broad conceptual understandings while gaining depth of knowledge of a particular area of the above areas of specialisation, through coursework and through a supervised study project. It will also provide advanced practical language training and vocational knowledge and abilities in areas relevant to the language professional.

Course Fee:

Australian: $31,088
International: $53,600

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must normally hold an approved bachelor degree or equivalent qualification which includes a major in one or more of the following languages: French, Indonesian, Italian, Modern Greek or Spanish and must have achieved a Flinders equivalent grade point average (GPA) of 5.00 or above in this study.


72 units: Students complete a research project and up to twelve option topics selected from the study areas of Applied Linguistics; Cultural Studies; Study Abroad; and Teaching English as a Second Language. These topics aim to provide students with advanced practical language training and vocational knowledge in their language while gaining depth of knowledge in one of the study areas through coursework and a supervised study project relevant to the language professional.

Subjects you can Study:

French; Indonesian; Italian; Modern Greek; Spanish

Study Pathways:

Students who have completed an Honours degree in French, Indonesian, Italian, Modern Greek or Spanish, or the Graduate Diploma in Language, or the Graduate Diploma in Language Teaching at Flinders University may be eligible to receive 36 units of credit. Those who have completed a Graduate Certificate in Language Teaching or Graduate Certificate in Language may be eligible to receive 18 units of credit. Credit may be granted, on application, for equivalent post-graduate or Honours studies, completed at another tertiary institution.

Who for:

Graduates with a language background wanting to advance their understanding and skills

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00114A

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park No info Yes Part time 4 years
Bedford Park No info Yes Full time 2 years
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Flinders has over 2,600 staff and more than 24,700 students, with over 4,500 coming from countries as diverse as Canada, India and Kenya. Its graduates are encouraged to be knowledgeable, to communicate effectively, and to develop skills to connect across boundaries and tackle major challenges.

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Provider CRICOS: 00114A

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