MSc Computer Science with Speech and Language Processing
Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering
Our project-based courses give you valuable hands-on experience. We teach you how to apply what you learn in business and industry, anywhere in the world.
About the course
Course description 2017
Accredited by the British Computer Society
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.
- Research Methods and Professional Issues
- Dissertation Project
- Text Processing
- Natural Language Processing
- Speech Processing
- Speech Technology
- Machine Learning and Adaptive Intelligence
Examples of optional modules
- Object-Oriented Programming and Software Design
- Modelling and Simulation of Natural Systems
- Theory of Distributed Systems
- 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
Teaching and assessment
We use lectures, tutorials and group work. Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.
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.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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