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The Department of Linguistics is widely known for its collegial atmosphere, highly engaged students and faculty, and excellent teaching and research. To get a sense of our departmental life and what people have been up to recently, visit our departmental blog, or like us on our Facebook page.

We offer MA and PhD programs in Linguistics, with three areas of specialization:

The Grading Policy for the Department of Linguistics can be found here.

Additional information about research in the department can be found on the webpages of individual faculty members. Students seeking information are welcome to write to the Graduate Coordinator, Professor Yoonjung Kang (gradlin AT chass DOT utoronto DOT ca).

Note that we do not offer a specialization in applied linguistics. If you are interested in applied linguistics and language teaching, you might consider the program in Second Language Education in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning.