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Linguistics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Missoula, MT, United States
The Linguistics program of The University of Montana aims to equip students with a strong foundation in core areas of linguistic analysis and to train students to think critically about a broad range of issues in language use, development, variation, and change.
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Overview

The Linguistics Program at the University of Montana

The faculty of the Linguistics program of The University of Montana has interests in Indigenous languages of North America, language development, phonology, semantics, syntax, and typology.  We offer a range of courses in general theoretical and descriptive linguistics, as well as coursework leading to a Certificate of Accomplishment in ESL.  Undergraduates may earn a Major in Linguistics (starting from Fall 2019) and Minor in Linguistics. The Linguistics Program at UM is the only degree-granting unit in Linguistics in Montana. Recent graduates have been admitted to some of the most highly-ranked Linguistics PhD programs in North America.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Special Topics
  • Intro to Linguistics
  • Linguistic Ecology and Language Endangerment
  • Structure & History of English
  • Linguistic Analysis
  • Phonetics and Phonology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    48

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Complete an online application
  • Pay the application fee
  • English language proficiency requirements
  • Academic records
  • Financial information
  • Copy of passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27238 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27238 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27238 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27238 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7412 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7412 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Missoula

  • 1000 - 2080 USD/month
    Living Costs

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