Faculty of Arts


Language Testing and Assessment


Advanced study of theoretical principles and current issues in language testing, assessment and evaluation, and their application to teaching practice and research. Examines issues associated with the creation of valid and reliable assessments, and the implications for course design processes, with particular attention to the testing, assessment and evaluation of communicative language proficiency.

Learning aims

Students will develop:

  • Specialised knowledge in the field of language testing and assessment and a critical awareness of challenges and issues in/for the field
  • Independent application of this specialised knowledge within the field through independent test/assessment design, evaluation and critique

Availability 2021

Semester 2


Lecturer(s) Professor Martin East


Recommended Reading


LANGTCHG 765: 15.0 points

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