Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics (Honours)

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





1 year full-time
2 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

$6,566.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual CSP fee

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Admission requirements

  • Related Bachelor degree with 5.0 GPA over second and third year


Offered in

Trimester 1

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.


To be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics (Honours) [BLangLing(Hons)], a student must acquire 80 credit points as prescribed below:

  • gain 10 credit points for prescribed coursework;
  • gain 20 credit points for listed elective courses;
  • successfully complete the 50 credit point dissertation.


Classification of Honours

This degree with Honours may be awarded in the following classes:

  • Class I Honours
  • Class IIA Honours
  • Class IIB Honours
  • Class III Honours

The class of Honours to be awarded to each student in this degree will be determined by the relevant Assessment Board on the basis of a Program GPA and a minimum percentage for the Dissertation as outlined in the Calculation of Honours Classification section of the Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 8 - Bachelor Honours Degree.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Note: Students must check the prerequisite and incompatible requirements before selecting any course within this program.

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 6110LHS Research Design  10
Tri 1,2 6500LHS_P1 Dissertation/Project (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 6500LHS_P2 Dissertation/Project (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 6500LHS_P3 Dissertation/Project (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 6500LHS_P4 Dissertation/Project (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 6500LHS_P5 Dissertation/Project (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2   Listed electives  20

Note 1: A final grade will not be awarded until Part 5 has been completed.

Students must complete 20 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7992LHS World Englishes  10
Tri 1 7994LHS Sociolinguistics for Second Language Teachers  10
Tri 1 7993LHS Technology Enhanced Language Learning and Teaching  10
Tri 1 7008LHS Principles of Research (not offered from 2019) 10
Tri 1,2 7563LHS Research Methods  10
Tri 1,2 7998LHS Independent Research Study  10
Tri 1,2 6204LHS Research Colloquium  10
Tri 1,2 7901LHS Language awareness for second language teachers  10
Tri 1,2 7902LHS Understanding the Language Learner  10
Tri 1,2 7903LHS Second Language Teaching in Practice (Internship)  10
Tri 1,2 7904LHS Second Language Curriculum Development  10
Tri 2 7991LHS Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Application  10
Tri 2 7996LHS Learning and Teaching in Bi/Multilingual Settings  10
Tri 2 7995LHS Discourse Analysis  10