Graduate Program Information
MA Applied Linguistics/TESL
Teaching English as a subsequent language is a complex process, with a knowledge base combining such diverse areas as applied linguistics, language-teaching methodology, curriculum design, and testing. The MA program is designed to integrate these important elements in an educational experience promoting a high level of expertise and professionalism. Faculty teaching in the program bring a valuable range of attributes, including extensive international experience, hands-on proficiency in ESL teaching in Canada, capacity in a range of different languages beyond English, and energetic research and scholarship published and presented around the world. Graduates of this professional program will be well prepared as TESL professionals practising in Canada or abroad, and will enjoy a strong foundation for further graduate study at the doctoral level.
There are two program entry options: 1. Direct Entry 2. Bridged Entry. Application deadline is March 1 for Direct Entry, and February 1 for the Bridged Entry Program. The Department is committed to providing competitive funding to all qualified graduate students in the form of teaching assistantships and fellowships.