University of Saskatchewan graduate students at the Applied Linguistics MA program pursue original research on national and minority languages and linguocultures of Saskatchewan and Canada, as well as the research on languages and language teaching throughout the world. In particular, we are interested in research projects related to sociolinguistics, language maintenance in Canada and abroad, heritage languages of Canada, morphology, syntax, phonetics, TESOL, second/foreign/native language acquisition, and other areas listed below. Students can also make inquiries about other possible areas of language-related studies.
Areas of research projects for MA thesis may include:
- general and applied linguistics
- heritage and minority language maintenance in Canada and abroad
- language teaching and language acquisition
- second/additional/foreign/child language acquisition
- language and culture interactions
- discourse analysis and pragmatics
- empirical linguistics
- corpus linguistics
- language documentation
- computational linguistics
- English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Doukhobor Russian
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Language Use in the Digital Era
- Structure of Language
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesLanguage Studies Languages Linguistics View 78 other Masters in Language Studies in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
- a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study
- a minimum of 9 credit units of Linguistics or Applied Linguistics courses at the undergraduate level
International6730 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6730 CAD per year during 24 months.
National4260 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4260 CAD per year during 24 months.
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