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Computational Linguistics

Brandeis University

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12 months
Duration
53500 USD/year
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About

The two-year Master of Arts program in Computational Linguistics from Brandeis University is designed for outstanding students with an undergraduate degree in linguistics, computer science, the study of language, or a related field.

Overview

This interdisciplinary Master of Arts program in Computational Linguistics from Brandeis University provides a solid foundation for professional work in the field or pursuit of a Ph.D. in computational or theoretical linguistics. This foundation enables our graduates to excel inburgeoning fields such as:

  • speech recognition
  • automated text analysis
  • information retrieval
  • machine translation
  • web search
  • "Big Data"

Learning outcomes

For-credit internships are available in the second year of study, along with the opportunity to conduct research within the department.

Brandeis is a world-class research university with a collaborative, liberal arts atmosphere, just minutes from the Cambridge and Boston area's 'technology corridor' and a plethora of job and internship opportunities, research labs, and connections to key industry players. Our vibrant computational linguistics program draws on the expertise of faculty members and innovative interdisciplinary research from:

  • computer science (artificial intelligence, theory of computation, and programming methods)
  • language and linguistics (phonology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics)
  • philosophy
  • cognitive science
  • psychology

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Programming in Java and C
  • Advanced Programming Techniques
  • Data Structures and the Fundamentals of Computing
  • Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
  • Mathematical Methods in Linguistics
  • Phonological Theory (recommended)
  • Syntactic Theory
  • Formal Semantics: Truth, Meaning, and Language
  • Architecture of Conversation: Discourse and Pragmatics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • Transcripts
  • Standardized test scores or a graded analytical paper
  • English Proficiency
  • A letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    53500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53500 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    53500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53500 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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