University of York
Forensic Speech Science
This course provides a comprehensive foundation in the aims, practices, and principles of speech analysis for forensic purposes. The course will: provide a thorough grounding in the theoretical underpinnings of forensic speech analysis, especially in phonetics, acoustics, and sociolinguistics/language variation; introduce students to the practical techniques used in forensic speech and audio analysis; provide students with an appreciation of theoretical and methodological problems in performing forensic speech and audio analysis; enable students to apply their skills and knowledge to recorded materials from real criminal cases; enable students to perform original research in speaker comparison and speech content analysis; impart understanding of the role and responsibilities of the forensic speech scientist as expert witness.
A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 6,760 per Year 1 (EU)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 6,760 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 16,290 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 6,760 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 6,760 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 6,760 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of York||York||YO10 5DD||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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