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Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics (BA LING at TWU)
Courses for the BA LING degree at Trinity Western University are offered by CanIL and accredited through TWU. Both Major and Minor options are available.
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Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics (BA LING at Tyndale)
Courses for the BA LING at Tyndale University are taken at Tyndale and accredited through Tyndale, but administered in partnership with CanIL. Both Major and Minor options are available.
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Master of Arts in Linguistics (MA LING)
Courses for the MA LING degree at Trinity Western University are offered by CanIL and accredited through TWU. Students have the option of choosing either the Analytical Linguistic stream, or the Applied Linguistic stream. In addition, either program allows a thesis or non-thesis option.
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Master of Arts in Linguistics & Translation (MALT)
Courses for the Master of Arts in Linguistics & Translation are offered by CanIL in conjunction with ACTS Seminaries (Associated Canadian Theological Schools of Trinity Western University). Students receive a well-rounded education in linguistics and Biblical studies, with linguistics courses taken at CanIL, and Bible, Theology, and Biblical Language courses taken at ACTS (on campus right next to CanIL). The degree is accredited through Trinity Western University. Thesis and non-thesis options are available.
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CanIL offers eight Training Tracks which range in length from 2 to 4 semesters. These non-degree specialty programs meet the requirements of several mission-sending organizations for the following roles:
- Literacy & Education Technician
- Literacy & Education Specialist
- Linguistic Technician
- Scripture Use Worker
- Language Surveyor
- Lexicography Technician
- Field Linguist
- Translation Specialist
Any student wishing to complete a Training Track must apply through CanIL, and will be registered as a non-degree, casual student through TWU Extension.
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Each summer, CanIL offers a condensed semester of linguistics studies, a regular full semester completed in just 9 weeks. During this intensive summer session, we offer introductory courses, elective courses for transfer credit to other linguistics programs, pre-requisites for CanIL graduate programs, and our normal graduate-level courses. Students must apply through CanIL.
Learn more about Summer@CanIL