Explore our graduate programs

Languages, Literatures and Cultures Program

Our program represents an innovative response to the demand for inter- and transcultural knowledge and competence in the global community and seek to promote the application of a set of critical skills that serve to advance the understanding of language and culture, applicable beyond the parameters of the academic context.

M.A. – Course-based Specializations

  • French
  • Spanish

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M.A. – Thesis-based Specializations

  • Applied linguistics
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Transcultural studies

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Ph.D Specializations

  • Applied linguistics
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Transcultural studies

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Linguistics Programs

We are a part of an energetic academic community that includes many linguistics colleagues in other departments throughout the University of Calgary.

Linguistics Master of Arts (MA)

Our Linguistics graduate program trains researchers in the core areas of theoretical linguistics—such as syntax, semantics, phonology, phonetics and morphology—as well as in language acquisition, historical linguistics, and psycholinguistics.

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Linguistics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

We offer a rigorous doctoral program in theoretical linguistics, drawing on work in syntax, phonology, phonetics, morphology and more to train authoritative scholars with a comprehensive understanding of the discipline.

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Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Mary O'Brien

Graduate Program Director

403.220.5298
mgobrien@ucalgary.ca

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Federica Gowen

Graduate Program Administrator

403.220.4001
fgowen@ucalgary.ca

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Linguistics


Elizabeth Ritter

Graduate Program Director

403.220.2045
ritter@ucalgary.ca

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Biljana Arnautovic

Graduate Program Administrator

403.220.6136
arnautov@ucalgary.ca

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