University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Computer Science with Speech and Language Processing

Speech and language technology graduates are in demand, in areas like machine translation, document indexing and retrieval, and speech recognition. Our world-leading language and speech research staff will help you to develop the skills you need.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant field such as computer science, engineering, linguistics, mathematics or psychology. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: research methods and professional issues; dissertation project; text processing; natural language processing; speech processing; speech technology; machine learning and adaptive intelligence. Optional modules: object-oriented programming and software design; modelling and simulation of natural systems; theory of distributed systems; third dimensional (3D) computer graphics; computer security and forensics; testing and verification in safety-critical systems; intelligent web; software and hardware verification; software development for mobile devices; virtual environments and computer games technology; java E-commerce; network performance analysis.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 18,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

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