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Applied Linguistics

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Diploma

Are you interested in how people learn new languages? Explore theories and issues in additional-language teaching and learning. You'll get teaching experience in our language-teaching practicum and you’ll observe seasoned teachers in the classroom.

Quick facts

Program options:
Bachelor degree
Study options:
Full-time study, Part-time study
Program delivery:
On-campus
Dynamic learning:
Practicum required

Careers

  • Communications officer
  • Community outreach and advocacy worker
  • Curriculum planner
  • Librarian or archivist
  • Literacy facilitator
  • Speech language pathologist
  • Teacher specializing in English as a second/additional language
  • Translator and interpreter

Sample courses

  • Foundations in Linguistics I - 100A
  • Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology - LING 200
  • Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching - LING 374
  • How English Grammar Works - LING 388
  • Seminar and Practicum in Applied Linguistics - LING 476

Admission

Diploma program

Diploma applicants must complete a UVic bachelor degree or equivalent before admission to the Applied Linguistics Diploma Program.

Students who have completed the UVic degree in Applied Linguistics or its equivalent may not register.

Bachelor degree program

Apply to the Faculty of Humanities as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.

You can declare this program as your major after one or more years of full-time study.

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Providing you accurate application deadlines, tuition fee estimates, admission requirements, scholarships and transfer credit depends on your situation.

English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirements.

Ready to apply?

You can start your online application to UVic by creating a new profile or using an existing one.

Program planning

Is this program the right fit for you? Use our program planning worksheets to get a good idea of what your studies will look like.

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