The Bilingualism Studies program at University of Ottawa is offered in English and French. Students are required to take one of their two compulsory courses in English and the other in French. The electives can be taken in either language.In accordance with the University of Ottawa regulation, students have the right to produce their work, their research paper, their thesis, and to answer examination questions in French or in English. The program is offered on both a full-time and a part-time basis. Two options are available for the program, the MA with thesis and the MA with research paper.The institute, in partnership with Université Lyon 2, also offers a dual degree combining the Master of Arts (M.A) in Bilingualism Studies with a Master 2 Sciences du langage - Français langue étrangère.The dual degree option, which leads to a dual degree with the Université Lyon 2, combines studies in Sciences du langage - Français langue étrangère with the Master of Arts (M.A.) program in Bilingualism Studies. Students enrolled in this option spend the winter term in the Université Lyon 2, France where they take the mandatory courses of the Master 2 program in Sciences du langage, and during the spring term they do a 65-hour unpaid teaching-research internship at the Centre des langues de l’Université Lyon 2.
More informationVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Issues in Bilingualism Studies
- Research Methodology in Bilingualism Studies
- Assessment of Second Language Competence
- Trends and Issues in Research on Technology-Assisted Learning
- Electronic Corpora in Second Language Learning
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, National
- Deadline passed, International
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To be admitted to the MA program in Bilingualism Studies, candidates must have one (1) of the following:
- An honours bachelor's degree or equivalent in Second Language Teaching / Didactique des langues secondes, in Applied Linguistics or in a related discipline.
- A three-year bachelor’s degree in Applied Linguistics or a related discipline in addition to a university-level, university-administered advanced certificate in TESOL (Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages), representing a minimum of 30 units.
- The minimum admission average is 70% (B), calculated in accordance with graduate studies guidelines.
International15578 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7789 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National4912 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2456 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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