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Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
512 Tory Building, 1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1S 5B6

Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies

   
Program Information
Faculty: School of Linguistics and Language Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Linguistics
Description The School of Linguistics and Language Studies offers a program of study leading to the degree of Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies. This program emphasizes the central role of language in all aspects of educational, professional and social endeavours, focusing on how language is used and how effective language abilities are developed in these contexts. Specific areas of research and study include: Teaching English as a second and foreign language, Curriculum and methodology in second and foreign language teaching, Language learning and acquisition, Language assessment and testing, Writing and written genres in professional and academic contexts, Adult Literacy, including literacy in bilingual and multi-lingual contexts, Critical discourse analysis/systemic functional linguistics, Language policy. Students in the program can concentrate their studies in one of the following fields or, alternatively, they can create a unique synthesis of the two fields which suits their own goals, interests and purposes: Applied Linguistics (the teaching and acquisition of additional languages), Discourse Studies (the nature, acquisition and teaching of written discourse/literacies).
Website: Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies at Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:
National:$6,611.98
Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio

* 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.

Last Updated: July 18, 2015