Ba applied linguistics and discourse studies in Carleton university
Language is an essential part of what it is to be human and this program gives you the opportunity to examine how language works in real life. The field of Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies develops and applies theories to solve everyday problems involving language. Course materials address such questions as how languages are taught and learned, how language competencies are evaluated, how writing is used to perform a variety of functions, how language is used in specific social contexts, how language can influence society and vice versa, how government policies influence language practices and what makes a bilingual education program effective.
A secondary school or high school graduation certificate, Official/original transcript(s) from high school and of any post-secondary studies completed, IELTS (Academic) 6.5 IELTS (min 6.0 each band), TOEFL ibT of 86 (22 in writing and speaking, 20 reading and listening), CAEL of 70 overall with a minimum score of 60 on each band, PTE of 60 (min 60 in each Communicative Skill), MELAB of 85 (min. score of 80 on each section)
Careers in language teaching, educational research, language planning and development, literacy work, lexicography, forensic linguistics, speech-language pathology, and computer speech production and recognition