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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

MSc: 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.

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.

Assessment methods

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


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) England 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 21,450 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) Scotland 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) Wales 1 1 Years

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