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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Linguistics University of Saskatchewan




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In Linguistics you gain a better understanding of the function of language in society and develop the skills essential for exciting careers in language pathology/audiology, language teaching, speech recognition and artificial intelligence, forensics, translation, interpretation, publishing and many others.

You can begin this program off-campus

What you will learn

You will learn how language functions in the lives of individuals, groups, and societies. You will study the basic nature of human language such as speech sounds, characteristics of word and sentence structure, geographical and historical variation of languages and dialects. You will learn about the cognitive aspects of language in child language development, language processing, language learning, writing, and reading.


Some career opportunities include:

  • Speech Language Pathologist/Therapist
  • English as a Second/Foreign Language Instructor
  • Specialist in language documentation and revitalization
  • Materials developer of language teaching and testing assessment
  • Specialist in online search algorithms
  • Artificial Intelligence development
  • Specialist in language learning/translation software development
  • Online Dictionary development
  • Voice recognition software technician

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Linguistics.

Online/Distance (Three or four year degree)

Tuition fees

CAD$18,040.00 (10,11,371) per year




College of Arts and Science

University of Saskatchewan,

Room 265 Arts, 9 Campus Drive,


Saskatchewan (SK),

S7N 5A5, Canada

Entry requirement for international students

Students are required to complete high school education (or equivalent) from the respective overseas country to eligible for early admission. For more details about grade average/specific admission criteria, please visit the university site.

IELTS (Academic) - Overall Band Score: 6.5

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 6, Listening: 6, Speaking: 6, Writing: 6.

TOEFL (institutional TOEFL not accepted) - Internet Based: 86

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 19, Listening: 19, Speaking: 19, Writing: 19.

CanTEST - 4.5

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 4.5. Listening: 4.5, Speaking: 4, Writing: 4.

CAEL - 70

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 60, Listening: 60, Speaking: 60, Writing: 60.

MELAB - 85

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 80, Listening: 80, Speaking: >=3, Writing: 80.

PTE Academic - Overall score of 63

With minimum individual skills scores of Reading: 59, Listening: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59.

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - C with 65 score

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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