Trinity Western University - School of Graduate Studies

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Applied Linguistics and Exegesis

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Program Information

School:Trinity Western University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:ACTS Seminaries
Field of Study:Linguistics
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Description:This program is designed for anyone involved in, or preparing for, cross-cultural ministry. It is especially beneficial for those who expect to study another language and culture and produce Christian literature in that language. Exegetical skills will be developed through the study of biblical languages and intensive interaction with the biblical text. Graduates will be prepared for effective cross-cultural communications and ministry with a focus on Bible translation or literacy. This degree program is offered by ACTS Seminaries in cooperation with the Canada Institute of Linguistics.
URL:Applied Linguistics and Exegesis at Trinity Western University - School of Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $7,223
National: $7,223

Admission Requirements


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

    A four-year undergraduate degree with a 2.50 GPA or its equivalent is required. Six (6) hours of Introduction to the Bible, and three (3) hours of Introduction to Theology. Students without these (or similar courses, with permission), must take BIE 500-Introduction to the Bible and THS 540-Introduction to Theology. Although these are prerequisite courses, they may (with permission) be taken concurrently with certain other Bible and Theology courses. (Note that these courses are not counted in the 49-hour MLE program requirement.) Twelve (12) semester hours of linguistics (Language and Society, Articulatory Phonetics, Phonological Analysis, and Grammatical Analysis). These courses are offered through the Canada Institute of Linguistics at Trinity Western University, ideally through the Summer Program;

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Evidence of Christian conversion and written commitment to sustain The Community Standards of ACTS;

      * 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 June 29, 2017