Simon Fraser University, based in Canada, offers a fully funded Master’s in Linguistics. The MA Program has three streams – thesis-based, project-based, and course-based. All three streams require the completion of 35 units and are expected to take two years. The Department of Linguistics has a mission to welcome and financially support graduate students in its master’s and doctoral programs. Offering a number of sources of funding to graduate students through a combination of teaching assistantships, research assistantships, and fellowships. A major source of funding comes from teaching assistantships. It expects that students will receive a minimum of 5.5 base units per academic year.