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Computational Linguistics, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #68 (QS) , WA,
Study the intersection of language and technology and place yourself at the forefront of a dynamic field by earning a Master of Science in Computational Linguistics from the University of Washington.

About

The powerful connections between text, human speech and computer technology are having a growing impact on society and our everyday lives. In this program, you can explore a discipline that has applications in a wide variety of fields – including business, law and medicine – and incorporates such diverse technologies as predictive text messaging, search engines, speech recognition, machine translation and dialogue systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Linguistic Phonetics
    • Introduction to Syntax for Computational Linguistics
    • Shallow Processing Techniques for Natural Language Processing
    • Deep Processing Techniques for Natural Language Processing
    • Advanced Statistical Methods in Natural Language Processing
    • Natural Language Processing Systems and Applications

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    43 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Previous academic performance (cumulative and business GPA)
  • Completion of all prerequisite courses
  • Personal statement
  • Results of the Writing Skills Assessment (WSA). Students who are required to show Proof of English Proficiency for general UW Tacoma admission are allowed to submit the TOEFL or IELTS in lieu of WSA scores.
  • Likelihood of success in the degree program
  • Demonstration of the relationship between academic opportunities and the candidate's professional career goals

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31680 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    17772 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17772 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Seattle

  • 1480 - 2580 USD/month
    Living Costs

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