Research supervision in languages is available in a wide variety of areas. This includes Ancient Greek and Latin literature, literary theory, literature in modern European languages, nomadic and migrant literature and literature across cultures and art forms. You may also research language, culture and identity in politics, translation theory and practice, language teaching policy and history. Research is available in teaching and learning European languages as a second language, including curriculum design, teaching of culture, literature, pragmatics, discourse and writing.
Other areas of interest at ANU are linguistics, second language acquisition theory, French in the Pacific, gender studies in Italy, phraseology and culture and sociolinguistics of Italian and Spanish. You may research teaching and learning to write in a foreign language, curriculum design in German tertiary programs, second language acquisition of Indonesian in instructed settings and monolingual and bilingual first language acquisition of Mandarin.
Postgraduate Language courses are offered for Graduate Studies Select students, including: