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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 2.11k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 8.87k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

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    How do we cope with the information overload of modern media? What is the best way to collect data in a multilingual environment? Find out in this international Double Degree programme.

    The programme in Language and Communication Technologies combines Theoretical Linguistics and Computer Science. You will study language technology in a multi-lingual setting.
    The two-year training is part of the prestigious international Erasmus Mundus programme. The first year you will start in Groningen. You will finish the programme with a stay at one of our partner universities in the second year. After completing the programme, you will receive two Master's degrees: a degree in Linguistics in Groningen and a second Master's degree depending on the partner university you chose to stay at.
    The programme consists of compulsory and optional courses. In this way, you can design the programme to fit your interests. In addition, you will do a research project and write a Master's thesis.
    Language and Communication Technologies is a Erasmus Mundus programme Job perspectives
    After graduation, you are well prepared for a career in Information Technology. You can work on subjects such as web search, information management and human-computer dialogue systems. You can also continue your career in research, for instance as a PhD student at a university.

    Job examples
    * Career in the IT industry

    Programme schedule
    Courses year 1 * Basic Statistics (5 EC)

    * Syntactic and Semantic Theory (10 EC)

    * Corpus Analysis (5 EC)

    * Elective courses (for example Language Modelling, Learning from Data, Multichannel Management, Neuro-Imaging and Language) (40 EC)

    Courses year 2 * Exchange Programme (30 EC)

    * ResMa Thesis Linguistics, Thesis Class (30 EC)

    Language and Communication Technology; Computational and Theoretical Linguistics; Computer Science.

    Study abroad

    * Study abroad is required


    program_requirements

    Dutch studentsStudenten moeten bereid zijn hun tweede jaar bij één van de partneruniversiteiten te volgen. Bachelorgraad in (Computationele) Linguïstiek, Taaltechnologie, Cognitieve Wetenschappen, Informatica, Kunstmatige Intelligentie, Wiskunde of een andere relevante studie. International students Students must be willing to complete the second year at one of the partner universities. Bachelor's diploma in a field related to Computer Science, Theoretical Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence For detailed admission requirements please see the programme website: English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 79

    Funding opportunities
    Several scholarships are available for international students who are motivated to study Bachelors, Masters and PhD programmes, as well as for exchanges, short courses and research stays at our university.

    Accreditation

    NVAO (nl) until February 25, 2016

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