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master

Degree

Master of Science - Linguistics ( Course-Based )

master

Degree

Master of Science - Linguistics ( Course-Based )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $57,046 CAD

  • Application fee

    $135 CAD

  • Duration

    1-2 years

  • PGWP

    1-2 years

  • Min GPA

    3.3 out of 4

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 15-January-2023 2023-01-15

Overview

Master of Science - Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics offers graduate programs in linguistics leading to the degrees of Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy.

The Department supports research in experimental phonetics and phonology; psycholinguistics; quantitative linguistics; corpus linguistics; cognitive linguistics; language acquisition and bilingualism; field linguistics and language documentation; typology and language variation.

Length of Program

The time required to complete the MSc will vary according to the applicant's previous training and the nature of the research undertaken; however, a minimum of three terms should be expected.

The maximum time to complete the thesis-based MSc program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is four years.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$63,962

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,536
Accommodation 1 bed room $6,916
Tuition 1 person $57,046

Hourly wage

Min wage

15 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Official copies of all transcripts for all previous postsecondary schooling showing marks obtained 
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • three letters of reference
  • statement of research interests
  • a sample of academic writing (a short report or paper)
  • Passport and Visa

Language requirements

GRE
is required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

100
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

Academic background and requirement

For the MSc program, the Department's minimum admission requirements are an undergraduate degree with an admission GPA of at least 3.3 on the 4-point scale from the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification and standing from a recognized institution.

Career opportunities

  • Linguist.
  • Copy editor.
  • Translator.
  • Foreign language teacher.
  • Technical writer.
  • Copywriter.
  • Language specialist.
  • Professor.

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