Linguistics & Language Studies / Linguistique et sciences du langage

Linguistics & Language Studies / Linguistique et sciences du langage


Linguistics constitutes the systematic study of natural language, its formal structures, and social function.

Linguistics & Language Studies examines the building blocks of languages, how they develop over time, how people learn languages, how regional accents differ and more. Why Linguistics at Glendon? Our professors offer an expanse of expertise in the study of sound properties, word patterns, meaning, language evolution, and the relationship between language and social factors.

Career opportunities for Linguistics grads

Hands-on opportunities include collaborating with Linguistics professors as a research assistant, language teaching practicums in Cuban classrooms with our D-TEIL (Discipline of Teaching English as an International Language) Certificate or working with the Ojibwa community of Toronto. Many grads have found successful careers in speech-language pathology, conference interpreting, foreign language instruction, technical writing and more.

Le programme de Linguistique et sciences du langage étudie les composantes de base, l’évolution et les processus d’acquisition des langues, les différences entre les accents régionaux et d’autres questions. Nos professeurs ont une vaste expertise dans l’étude des propriétés sonores du langage, la structure des mots, la sémantique, l’évolution des langues et les relations entre le langage et les facteurs sociaux.

Perspectives de carrière pour les diplômés en linguistique

Vous souhaitez acquérir une expérience pratique ? Soyez assistant de recherche pour des professeurs de linguistique, participez à un stage d’enseignement de la langue dans des écoles à Cuba, dans le cadre de notre certificat D-TEIL (Discipline of Teaching English as an International Language) ou travaillez avec la communauté Ojibwée de Toronto. De nombreux diplômés font une carrière d’orthophoniste, interprète de conférence, enseignant de langues étrangères, rédacteur technique, ou dans d’autres domaines.


Program Details

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Offered at

  • Glendon Campus

Degrees offered

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual

Ways to study

Full-Time, Part-Time

Experiential Education

  • Co-op or internship
  • Class-focused
  • Community-focused
  • Faculty research

Fall entry

Yes (first and upper year)

Winter entry

Yes (first and upper year)

Summer entry



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