University of Edinburgh
Speech and Language Processing
This programme is concerned with computational methods for the automatic processing and study of spoken and written language systems, from phonetics to computer speech recognition, parsing to natural language understanding and beyond.
An undergraduate degree in linguistics, computing, engineering, psychology, philosophy and mathematics or equivalent relevant experience; applicants do not require a high level of computing skills for entry to the programme but are expected to be willing to learn; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.
Compulsory courses: advanced natural language processing; computer programming for speech and language processing; introduction to phonology and phonetics; speech processing. Option courses may include: advanced topics in phonetics: speech production and perception; automatic speech recognition; introduction to statistics and experimental design; machine learning and pattern recognition; machine translation; natural language generation; natural language understanding; prosody; simulating language; speech synthesis; univariate statistics and methodology using r.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,100 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 21,350 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,050 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 10,675 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Edinburgh||Edinburgh||EH8 9JU||Scotland|
PPLS Postgraduate Office, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
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