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Queen's University


The scientific study of human language and linguistics explores the structure of language and how it is acquired, as well as how languages function at the physiological and psychological levels.

In the linguistics program at Queen’s, you will become skilled in analyzing language use and in grasping the underlying patterns.

The special field concentration brings together Linguistics and language courses, as well as courses in several related disciplines, including Computing, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology.

Career Possibilities:

  • Broadcasting;
  • civil service;
  • communication;
  • computational linguistics;
  • cross-cultural communication;
  • curriculum development;
  • editing;
  • interpretation;
  • journalism;
  • language instruction;
  • law;
  • neurolinguistics;
  • speech pathology/therapy;
  • teaching;
  • and translation.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000