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SchoolThe University of British Columbia - Vancouver
LocationVancouver, BC, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 44,882
Full-time Graduate: 9,981
DegreeBachelor
Honours
Co-op
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
Prerequisites Notes
  • Graduation from high school
  • Minimum of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or their equivalents)
  • At least six academic/non-academic Grade 12 courses (recommended, but not required)
Cost
International: $42,803

This estimate represents the tuition for the first year.
Scholarships
DescriptionLinguistics is a highly interdisciplinary field which combines research methods from the humanities and the social, natural, and mathematical sciences to study human language. Linguists are interested in questions such as: What are the structural properties of languages, at the of sounds, words, sentences, and meaning? To what extent are the languages of the world similar or different? How do languages change over time?

Linguistics is the systematic study of how language works. Linguists work on sound systems (phonetics and phonology), on the relationship between form and meaning (morphology, syntax, and semantics), and on how languages change over time.
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