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Degree

Master of Science - Cognitive Science of Language (Thesis-Based)

master

Degree

Master of Science - Cognitive Science of Language (Thesis-Based)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $17,096 CAD

  • Application fee

    $110 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    75 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 31-January-2022 2022-01-31

Overview

Master of Science - Cognitive Science of Language

The discipline combines expertise in psycholinguistics, core linguistics, cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience and corpus linguistics to investigate the connection between language structure, language processing and the neural basis of language.

Based in the department of Linguistics and Languages, the MSc program in the Cognitive Science of Language is interdisciplinary and includes faculty from Humanities, Science, and Health Sciences.

The program has a strong research orientation with expertise in cognitive science, corpus linguistics, neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, and theoretical linguistics. 

The program introduces students to the issues in those fields that form the nexus of, linguistics, cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience, and trains them in the research methods employed to study them. These skills are brought together in a thesis.

Areas of Research

  • cognitive psychology of language
  • corpus linguistics
  • neurolinguistics
  • phonetics
  • psycholinguistics
  • sociolinguistics
  • theoretical linguistics

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$24,871

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,528
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,775
Tuition 1 person $17,096

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Official Transcripts
  • Two academic references
  • English language proficiency
  • Statement of Interest
  • Passport and Visa

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

92
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

63
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Academic background and requirement

B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program.

Career opportunities

  • English as a foreign language teacher.
  • Lexicographer.
  • Marketing executive.
  • Public relations officer.
  • Speech and language therapist.
  • Translator
  • Linguistics professor
  • Technical writer
  • ESOL teacher
  • Language teacher
  • Literacy adviser
  • University lecturer

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