Linguistics Degree

Linguistics Courses in Canada

Studying Linguistics in Canada

Linguistics is the principle study of the sound, grammar and meaning of different languages, spoken by different people and cultures. Topics range from the analysis of advertising and marketing to the political rhetoric of world leaders, and students will learn the most effective ways of looking at and dissecting language.

During the first year of study, students will be introduced to modules on phonetics and phonology, syntax and sociolinguistics, before moving onto more complex subjects in the second and third year such as language acquisition, and difficulty in learning language through age.

Linguistics Careers

Linguistic graduates will find career opportunities in the areas of language therapy, translation, teaching English as a first or foreign language, interpretation and journalism.

Linguistics in Canada Entry Requirements

Entry requirements vary for each Canadian university, but students will need an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, no lower than 6.0 in each component, and an International Baccalaureate score of 30 points.

Where can I study Linguistics in Canada?

To learn more about the best Linguistics courses in Canada, find details on the top five ranking Linguistics universities in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 below:

  1. University of Toronto
  2. McGill University
  3. University of British Columbia
  4. Université de Montréal
  5. University of Ottawa

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