MA/MSc in Linguistics: Language and Communication Technologies (Double Degree Programme)

University of Groningen

Program Description

MA/MSc in Linguistics: Language and Communication Technologies (Double Degree Programme)

University of Groningen

University of Groningen

How do we cope with the information overload of modern media? What is the best way to collect data in a multilingual environment? Find out in this International Double Degree track.

The track in Language and Communication Technologies combines Theoretical Linguistics and Computer Science. You will study language technology in a multi-lingual setting.

The two-year training is part of the prestigious international Erasmus Mundus programme. The first year you will start in Groningen. You will finish the track with a stay at one of our partner universities in the second year. After completing the programme, you will receive two Master's degrees: a degree in Linguistics in Groningen and a second Master's degree depending on the partner university you chose to stay at.

The track consists of compulsory and optional courses. In this way, you can design the programme to fit your interests. In addition, you will do a research project and write a Master's thesis.

Language and Communication Technologies is an Erasmus Mundus programme.

Programme schedule

Courses year 1

University of Groningen

Courses year 2

University of Groningen

Language and Communication Technology; Computational and Theoretical Linguistics; Computer Science.

Study abroad

Study abroad is required

Admission requirements

Specific requirements More information
knowledge minimum Students must be willing to complete the second year at one of the partner universities.
language test Minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 100 (with a minimum of 25 on writing skills) or IELTS 7 (with a minimum of 6.5 on all items). ERK level C1.
previous education Bachelor's diploma in a field related to Computer Science, Theoretical Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence

Tuition fees

Nationality Year Fee Programme form
EU/EEA 2018-2019 € 4250 full-time
non-EU/EEA 2018-2019 € 8500 full-time

Application deadlines

Type of student Deadline Start course
EU/EEA students 01 May 2018 01 September 2018
non-EU/EEA students 01 May 2018 01 September 2018

Job prospects

After graduation, you are well prepared for a career in Information Technology, both in business and academia. You can work as an IT-expert on subjects such as web search, information management and human-computer dialogue systems. You can also continue your career in research, for instance as a PhD student at a university.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 21, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
24 months
Full time
Price
Price
8,500 EUR
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Locations
Netherlands - Groningen, Groningen
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Sept. 2018
Netherlands - Groningen, Groningen
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