Gordon College's Department of Languages and Linguistics has selected the University of Auckland for Linguistics majors who wish to pursue a semester abroad. Auckland's School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics offers a diverse array of Linguistic courses that fulfill Gordon requirements and electives (e.g. Syntax, Semantics and Pragmatics, Lexical Functional Grammar).
Gordon's Languages and Linguistics Department requires its majors to take advantage of the opportunity to better understand New Zealand by taking a course related to New Zealand culture while at Auckland. Aside from options within Linguistics such as Polynesian Comparative Linguistics, there are many appropriate courses across the other disciplines:
Qualifying Linguistics majors/minors will:
Courses at Auckland are generally 15 "points" (credits). To convert New Zealand points to the U.S. credit system, divide by 4. So, students taking a 60-point courseload at Cardiff (the usual semester load) will receive 15 U.S. credits.
The cost of study at Auckland is the same as regular Gordon tuition, room, and fees for a semester. Board is removed as housing in NZ is self-catered. Accepted students may apply all regular scholarships to the cost of the program. Gordon tuition, room and fees covers:
Charges not covered by Gordon include:
APPLICATION PROCEDURES & DEADLINES
All Gordon students applying to this program must first submit an online seat application to the Global Education Office before applying to your program.
After you've been approved by the Global Education Office proceed with the program's application. Please be aware of your program's application deadlines.