Equip yourself with the knowledge and empathy to lead cross-cultural interactions.
Through the study of linguistics, you’ll grow your ability to drive social change and shape the future of the nation.
Linguistics is the study of language, including:
Language plays a fundamental role in our public and private lives, from interacting with friends to communicating with colleagues.
This includes written and spoken communication, problem-solving, and social and cultural awareness.
Massey’s BA (Linguistics) puts a strong focus on personal and applied language use, ethnographic analysis, and language forms and structure.
This major will help you develop vital career skills.
The university has a variety of courses on offer.
You could learn more about language's role in forensic situations, digital communities, social media, mother-tongue maintenance, and second-language learning.
Massey’s courses are taught by lecturers who are actively researching.
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,344|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$7,160|
Improve your English language skills without taking an IELTS test. You could get direct entry to a Massey degree with the university's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses.
|English Test||English for Academic Purposes 1||English for Academic Purposes 2|
|English Entry||IELTS||5.0 overall (all bands 4.5 or above)||5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above)|
|iBT TOEFL||40 overall (3 in reading & listening, 13 in speaking & writing)||50 overall (5 in reading & listening, 15 in speaking & writing)|
|PTE||38 overall||46 overall|
|EAP1||10 weeks||Foundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall|
|EAP2||10 weeks||Direct entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall|
To be admitted to an undergraduate qualification, applicants will need a minimum level of academic achievement from school, or another university or tertiary institution.
The specific level depends on which country or region of the world they are from.
If you don't have the skills or qualifications you need to be accepted into your chosen study, you can do foundation qualifications.
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