University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Language and Information Processing

The Master's course in Language and Information Processing is aimed at students from linguistics, computational linguistics, translation, languages, computer science and mathematics backgrounds. The course gives students valuable hands-on experience through lab-based practical sessions as well as a solid theoretical grounding via lectures. The modules offered in this programme focus on different areas within language and information processing, ranging from computational linguistics and programming to translation tools and Cybermetrics. Graduates of the course are well-placed to continue their studies at PhD level and to access positions in the language and information processing and related industries. The programme runs alongside the Erasmus Mundus Masters in Natural Language Processing and Human Language Technology.

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate degree (minimum classification 2.1) in a related subject such as computational linguistics, linguistics, translation, languages, computer science, mathematics and information sciences. Some experience with linguistics or computational linguistics is desirable. For non-native English speakers a language certificate showing a level of IELTS 6.0 or above.

Course modules

Modules include: computational linguistics; programming for corpus linguistics; machine translation and other NLP applications; translation tools for professional translators; introduction to cybermetrics; dissertation project; research-related modules.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 2 years
MA Full-time £ 11,960 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Wolverhampton WV1 1SB West Midlands

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Course Enquiry Unit
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0800 953 3222