Program Information

School: Simon Fraser University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Linguistics
Description: Linguistics in the scientific study of language, an important part of what makes us human. SFU offers one of the largest and most diverse linguistics programs in Canada, with topics ranging from language acquisition to computer languages.

The Linguistics program in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a minor and certificates in First Nations language proficiency and in teaching ESL linguistics as well as a major.

URL: Linguistics at Simon Fraser University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Careers: Linguists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Science  or  Grade12 Mathematics 

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Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

More information about English Language Requirements available at: