Language Technologies, M.Sc. | Bangor University | Bangor, United Kingdom
12 months
Duration
17000 GBP/year
8250 GBP/year
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About

The Language Technologies program from Bangor University, is aimed at those seeking to develop critical understanding of issues pertaining to the development and application of computer technology to language-based problems, and to prepare them for a career in the fast-growing field of language technologies.

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Overview

Students following this course will have the opportunity to explore issues relating to the distinct context of language-based problems and their treatment in automated machine applications.

You will undertake study of a variety of academic, scientific and applied approaches to language structure and language technologies, with a general focus on both linguistic theory and technological applications. Through this course you will develop an understanding of key issues, including: language structure, natural language processing, translation practice, machine-based learning and corpus analysis.

This course also provides the opportunity for you to carry out a practical research project, as well as the potential to collaborate with Bangor University 's Language Technologies Unit and use tools and resources from the their Welsh National Language Technologies Portal.

Careers

This Language Technologies program from Bangor University, develops skills and knowledge that employers need in a number of areas related to the field of language technologies, especially areas such as natural language processing, machine translation, text-to-speech conversion. You will also find that you develop transferable skills that will allow you to progress to different career areas or to continue your studies at PhD level in language technologies or a related field.

Graduates from this course will appeal to employers in a wide variety of fields related to the broader field of linguistics (e.g., education, management, government, research, health) especially where an understanding of language and human-machine interaction are needed. Others may seek to pursue careers where an understanding of language-based problems is relevant (e.g., translation, software development, cryptography, language planning). To that end, a Masters in Language Technologies might go on to obtain professional qualifications or to further enhance their employability in their chosen field. After successful completion of the MSc in Language Technologies, you may also decide to pursue an academic career in Computer Science or Computational Linguistics, by applying for a place on the PhD in either Computer Science or Linguistics.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Programming
  • Linguistics
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Language Technologies
  • Translation in Practice
  • Research methods
  • MSc Dissertation or Computer Science dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We would generally advise that you send in your application form by the end of June (for September intake) .

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
75

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree at 2.ii (or equivalent) in a related discipline (e.g. linguistics, computer science, psychology).
  • Applications from working professionals with non-graduate qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. Please contact us for more information.
  • For students whose first language is not English/Welsh an IELTS score of at least 6.0 (with no element below 5.5), or equivalent, is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bangor

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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