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Human Language Science and Technology

University of Malta

24 months
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The Master of Science in Human Language Science and Technology from University of Malta falls under the auspices of the Erasmus Mundus LCT (Language and Communication Technologies) consortium. 

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The Master of Science in Human Language Science and Technology from University of Malta  aims to create education and training opportunities for future generations of leaders in research and innovation in the area of Human Language Technology. It provides students with deep knowledge and insight into the various disciplines that contribute to the methods of LCT and strengthens their ability to work according to scientific methods.

Non-Maltese students spend one year at the University of Malta and another year at a partner University of the LCT consortium. Maltese students spend both years at partner universities of the LCT consortium, other than the University of Malta. In this way all students are offered a substantial taste of international collaboration.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

This degree serves as a qualification for follow-up PhD studies with the participating partners and other institutions or as an additional qualification for a career in the IT industry. In both cases, the degree is a guarantee of high quality education for students who will in the future work on multilingual information management, the development of new technologies for adaptive multimodal and multilingual human-computer dialogue systems, efficient processes for content-management on the Internet, and development of language strategy and quality assurance, especially in the rapidly expanding multilingual European area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computational Morphology and Syntax
  • Data Science: From Data to Knowledge
  • Mathematics of Discrete Structures
  • Web Intelligence
  • Applied Machine Learning
  • Mining and Visualizing Large-Scale Data
  • Language Typology and Universals

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of a first cycle degree classified with a Second Class Honours or Category II or better in one of the following areas of study: (Computational) Linguistics, Language Technology, Cognitive Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, or other relevant disciplines.
  • Applicants are required to demonstrate that their standard of English is satisfactory. The offer of a place on the Course may be made subject to the applicants obtaining such proficiency qualifications prior to the commencement of their studies.

Tuition Fee

  • This is an Erasmus funded programme and students apply with the University of Saarlandes
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Living costs for Msida

690 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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