University of York

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.

Sponsorship information

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.

Qualifications

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 details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 322652