Dec 13, 2019  
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The Degree of MSc (Linguistics) [Graduate]


Program Requirements


Two routes to the MSc are available: a thesis-based and a course-based route.

Requirements for the thesis-based MSc include a minimum of ★21 including two required courses (LING 601  and LING 602 ) plus a thesis. Course options, including additional courses deemed necessary for the student's area of specialization, will be chosen in consultation with the graduate coordinator and the student's supervisor(s). The minimum period of residence is two four-month terms of full-time attendance at the University of Alberta

Requirements for the course-based MSc consist of a minimum of ★27 including two required courses LING 601  and LING 602 , and an MSc research project course LING 911 . Course options, including additional courses deemed necessary for the student's area of specialization, will be chosen in consultation with the graduate coordinator and the student's supervisor(s). The minimum period of residence is two four-month terms of full-time attendance at the University of Alberta.

Students should demonstrate knowledge of a language other than English.

Length of Program


The time required to complete the MSc will vary according to the applicant's previous training and the nature of the research undertaken; however, a minimum of three terms should be expected. The maximum time to completion of a course-based MSc is four years (eight terms) of full-time study.