It takes a uniquely interdisciplinary approach, both by focusing on the interfaces between subdomains of linguistics, and by bringing in interfaces with allied fields. Most courses are taught by faculty cross-appointed in other units. Furthermore, students at the Linguistics MA program at Carleton University will be able to take graduate courses in related areas such as cognitive science, French, language acquisition, language documentation and psycholinguistics. You can find a list of our renowned and dedicated faculty on this website: Scroll down to see the list of cross-appointed faculty and visiting scholars.
At the graduate level, we also offer a Graduate Diploma in Linguistics, a PhD in Linguistics, Language Documentation and Revitalization and an MA and PhD in Applied Linguistics & Discourse Studies.
Career paths include teacher, instructor, professor, researcher, translator, language policy consultant and opportunities with regulatory agencies, national security agencies, Tri-Council Research Agencies. As well, alumni may work in natural language processing, computational linguistics, machine translation, marketing & branding, publishing, language revitalization, language documentation and language rights advocacy.
- Special Topic in Linguistics
- Historical Linguistics: English
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesLanguage Studies Linguistics View 70 other Masters in Language Studies in Canada
- BA Honours degree in Linguistics or a related field e.g., applied linguistics, cognitive science, psychology and anthropology. Students must have a minimum GPA of B- in a relevant field and B overall during the last two years of study.
International17317 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17317 CAD per year during 24 months.
National6615 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6615 CAD per year during 24 months.
- National: $6,515 (2nd year)
- International: $17,317 (2nd year)
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