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Linguistics (BA)

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Program Information

School:University of Victoria
Faculty:Humanities
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Linguistics
Description:The bachelor in Linguistics is meant to give students a general background in all aspects of Linguistic description and theory, although students can choose to concentrate in specific areas such as Sociolinguistics or Phonology, and can use the degree to prepare for all the different career paths that linguists can follow.

To receive the Co-op notation upon graduation, undergraduate students must perform satisfactorily in each of the required work terms. The Humanities, Fine Arts and Professional Writing Co-op Program is designed to provide students with an academic background and certain skills appropriate to a wide range of careers.
URL:Linguistics (BA) at University of Victoria
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,428
International: $22,783
Careers:Linguists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Students who wish to take an Honours degree in Linguistics begin the program in the third year with the permission of the Department.

    * 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 August 10, 2018