General Information- Admission Requirements
- Program Requirements
- Co-Operative Education
- Faculty Members
Members of the Department of Linguistics teach and conduct research on topics in phonology, morphology and syntax; indigenous languages of North America and the Pacific Rim; applied linguistics; articulatory and acoustic phonetics; and sociolinguistics. Further information can be found on our website at: <web.uvic.ca/ling>.
Department of Linguistics
Location: Clearihue Building, Room D341
Mailing Address:PO Box 1700, STN CSC
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2
Courier Address:Clearihue Building D341
3800 Finnerty Rd.
Victoria, BC V8P 5C2
Telephone Number: 250-721-7424
Fax Number: 250-721-7423
Chair: Dr. John EslingEmail: email@example.com
Graduate Adviser: Dr. Suzanne UrbanczykEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate Secretary: Jenny JessaEmail: email@example.com
The Department of Linguistics offers programs of study and research leading to the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Arts, especially as this applies to syntactic theory, morphological theory, phonological theory, experimental phonetics and sociolinguistics. The department has notable strengths in languages of the Pacific Rim and Indigenous languages of Western North America, including issues of language endangerment.
The department also offers a program of study and research leading to the degree of Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics in the areas of second language acquisition (SLA) and second language teaching methodologies.
The department has an extensive phonetics laboratory as well as rooms with work stations for students and research assistants, and technical support for projects.
Linguistics students are eligible for University of Victoria Fellowships. In addition, the department offers several scholarships of varying amounts, as well as teaching and research assistantships. Both entering and continuing students in the program are automatically considered for scholarships. Students must apply for teaching and research assistantships.
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