MSc Computational and Corpus Linguistics / Overview

Please note that this course is subject to approval.

Year of entry: 2024

Degree awarded
Master of Science
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Entry requirements
We normally expect students to have a First or Upper Second class honours degree or its overseas equivalent. Typically this will be a degree that in some way involved the study of language, including linguistics or a specific language. Strong applicants with degrees in other areas (e.g. philosophy) will be considered.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Course overview

  • Develop your understanding of natural language processing tasks and technologies
  • Engage in the debates surrounding the ethics and social implications of AI
  • Critically engage with research literatures in computational linguistics and in the use of corpora in different subfields of linguistics
  • Write computer programs for natural language processing and corpus analysis

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All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

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