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Learning Languages

Make the World your Opportunity
Studying Languages @ UWO

Beyond traditionally considered career goals such as teaching, translation and civil service, Language studies, either as a major area of study or in combination with other programs, provide many excellent career opportunities. Some, listed below, you may have never considered:

  • International Business, Law and Politics
  • Canadian Diplomatic core
  • Publishing, Broadcasting and Journalism
  • Libraries, Archives and Museums
  • Advertising, Graphic design, Audio-visual production and technical writing
  • Artificial intelligence (computer based information technologies)
  • Language recognition programs
  • Voice recognition programs
  • Speech pathology/Speech therapy

Language and linguistics graduates are sought after in today's job market not only for their bi/multi-language skills but for their developed communication skills and critical thought/analysis capabilities.

Western provides the best student experience among Canada's leading research-intensive universities.