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Cognitive Science of Language

McMaster University

24 months
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About

The Cognitive Science of Language program at McMaster University combines expertise in psycholinguistics, core linguistics, cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience and corpus linguistics to investigate the connection between language structure, language processing and the neural basis of language.

Overview

The Cognitive Science of Language program at McMaster University has a strong research orientation with expertise in cognitive science, corpus linguistics, neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, and theoretical linguistics. The program introduces students to the issues in those fields that form the nexus of, linguistics, cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience, and trains them in the research methods employed to study them. These skills are brought together in a thesis.

Areas of Research

  • Cognitive psychology of language
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Neurolinguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Theoretical linguistics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Fundamentals of the Cognitive Neuroscience of Language and
  • Contemporary Issues in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Language
  • Language Analysis Methods: Phonology and Morphology or
  • Language Analysis Methods: Syntax and Semantics
  • The Cognitive Science of Language Master’s Lecture Series

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program
  • Each program may set additional/higher requirements. Please review the program website for details.
  • Degrees and grades from foreign universities are evaluated for their equivalency to McMaster’s. Please contact the program for specific details.
  • Departments or programs may establish additional requirements, such as scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Admission is competitive: meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission
  • The admission decision is not subject to appeal
  • Applicants who do not meet the above mentioned requirements, should consult the Graduate Calendar to determine the requirements for exceptional cases

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11396 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5698 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4204 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2102 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Hamilton

1163 - 1630 CAD /month
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Funding

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