Linguistics

Find your edge in UVic's Department of Linguistics.

Explore language

Wondering how to pronounce words in Indigenous languages like Kwak’wala? Aiming for a career as a language teacher or a speech language pathologist?

Linguistics lets you explore everything from the structure of languages around the world to how language is organized in our minds and how best to teach languages.

Undergraduates can choose from an honoursmajor or general/minor degrees. We also offer master's degrees and PhD program.

UVic is a leader in offering Indigenous language revitalization programs, in partnership with Indigenous Education at UVic.

Learn more about studying with the Department of Linguistics.