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Study Language and Linguistics at Otago

Exploring language and communication.

Language and Linguistics is a single major subject for the degree of Bachelor of Arts (BA).

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Study Language and Linguistics at Otago

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Qualifications

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Programme requirements

Bachelor of Arts (BA) majoring in Language and Linguistics

Level Papers Points
100-level

LING 111  Language and Its Structure

Two 100-level papers in one of the following languages: Chinese, French, German, Greek, Japanese, Latin, Māori, Spanish

18

36

200-level

LING 217  What's Behind Language: Sound and Structure

One further 200-level LING paper (excluding LING 231  TESOL: Guide to Language Teaching)

Two 200-level papers in the language continued from 100-level

18

18

36

300-level

Two 300-level LING papers

Two 300-level papers in the language continued from 200-level

36

36

Plus

162 further points; must include 36 points at 200-level or above.

Up to 90 points may be taken from outside Arts

Note: In the case of Māori language, students will take MAOR 111, MAOR 211, and MAOR 311 at 100-, 200-, and 300-level respectively.

162
Total   360

Key information for future students

Contact us

School of Arts
Languages and Cultures Programme
Email languages@otago.ac.nz or linguistics@otago.ac.nz