M.A. On Campus

Applied Linguistics

Concordia University Montréal

24 months
622 CAD/credit 13995 CAD/year
284 CAD/credit 6390 CAD/year
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The MA in Applied Linguistics at Concordia University Montréal examines how languages are learned and used, and the roles they play in society.


Program Details

With Applied Linguistics students at Concordia University Montréal you will benefit from a multilingual urban setting that includes a high proportion of trilingual youth. Join a diverse cohort of students who are pursuing research in second language teaching, psycholinguistics, oral and written production and the use of technologies in language teaching. 

Languages that students have worked on include Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Ukrainian and many more.

Courses are divided into three clusters that give you a broad knowledge base in language, theories of learning, and second-language pedagogy. The city of Montreal is an ideal location to explore issues related to language policy, politics and teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adult Education in Québec as a Field of Study
  • Philosophical Issues in Educational Research
  • Adult Education in Québec and Canada
  • Educational Problems in Philosophical Perspective
  • Educational Problems in Historical Perspective
  • Anthropological Concepts and Methods in Education
  • Social Psychological Foundations of Education
  • Research Issues and Methodologies in Education
  • Adults as Learners
  • Roles and Competencies of Adult Educators
  • Facilitating Adult Learning 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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45 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.00 (B average).
  • Academic concentration in second language acquisition, applied linguistics, pedagogy, education, or related discipline.
  • Assets: professional experience in the field of second language teaching and learning or related areas​; knowledge of a second language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13995 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 622 CAD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6390 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 284 CAD per credit during 24 months.

Quebec residents: $90,84 per credit.

Living costs for Montréal

1074 - 1759 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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