Carleton University

Linguistics

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Program Information

School:Carleton University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Linguistics
Description:The field of Linguistics is concerned with the formal description and analysis of language. As a student in the program, you will examine the following: the production, perception and acoustic properties of human speech sounds (phonetics); the patterns and variations of speech sounds (phonology); the categories, structure and creation of words (morphology); the structure of sentences (syntax); word, phrase and sentence meaning (semantics); language change and relationships among languages (historical linguistics); and language processing and first language acquisition (psycho/neurolinguistics).

Linguistics can be studied as an Honours, General or Combined Honours program, or as a minor. Minor programs in American Sign Language, Mandarin Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish and Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies are also available.
URL:Linguistics at Carleton University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,634
International: $25,740
Scholarships:2
Careers:Linguists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*73 to 76
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 

ENG4U plus five best 4U/M courses.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 18, 2017

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