LINGUIST List 30.4241
Fri Nov 08 2019
Support: Computational Linguistics: MA / MSc, University of Rochester
Editor for this issue: Yiwen Zhang <yiwenlinguistlist.org>
Amanda Sherry <amanda.sherry
Computational Linguistics: MA / MSc, University of Rochester, USA E-mail this message to a friend
Web Address: http://www.sas.rochester.edu/lin/graduate/MS.html
Level: MA / MSc
Institution/Organization: University of Rochester
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics
The Department of Linguistics at the University of Rochester invites applications for its MS in Computational Linguistics. The 32-credit program can be completed in 3 semesters (plus an optional additional semester for thesis/project research). A tuition award (for reduced tuition) is available for the strongest applicants.
The MS in Computational Linguistics program trains students to be conversant in the use of computational techniques for the analysis of natural language. The curriculum consists of courses in Linguistics and Computer Science in roughly a 50/50 mix, for a total of 32 credit hours. The program has proven success in preparing graduates for further training at the PhD level in both Computer Science and Linguistics as well as full-time programming positions.
The Department of Linguistics at the University of Rochester is strongly engaged in collaborative research and is devoted to involving graduate students in research. MS students in Computational Linguistics work closely with faculty on developing their own research interests and participate in faculty members’ research projects. For ongoing research in the Department, see: http://www.sas.rochester.edu/lin/research/
. Additionally, MA students have the opportunity to work as research or teaching assistants.
The MS in Computational Linguistics Program is one of three Masters programs offered in the Department, beside MA programs in Linguistics (http://www.sas.rochester.edu/lin/graduate/Master.html
) and Language Documentation and Description (http://www.sas.rochester.edu/lin/graduate/LDD.html
). Students and faculty working in all three areas collaborate to produce high quality theoretical research informed by strong empirical evidence.
We look for students with strong academic records who show breadth and depth of interests, and the potential for creativity in pursuing a successful computational linguistics program. A background in linguistics is not required.
To apply, follow instructions on the application link provided below.
For fullest consideration applicants should submit completed applications by February 1, 2020. All documents should be uploaded online.
Applications should include:
- Official Transcripts,
- GRE scores,
- Three letters of recommendation,
- A statement of purpose,
- A writing sample, and
- TOEFL or IELTS scores for those applicants whose native language is other than English.
Application materials should be uploaded to the application link below.
To receive an application fee-waiver please go here: https://apply.grad.rochester.edu/register/ASEwaiver
Applications Deadline: 01-Feb-2020
Mailing Address for Applications:
Attn: Amanda Sherry
500 Joseph C Wilson Blvd University of Rochester
Lattimore 503 P.O. Box 270096
Rochester NY 14627
Web Address for Applications: http://www.sas.rochester.edu/lin/graduate/apply.html
Page Updated: 08-Nov-2019