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MSc in Language and Computation
BSc in Human Language Technology
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University of Malta

Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology

Master of Science in Language and Computation
(M.Sc.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2016)

YEAR ONE

In addition to the programme specified below, students may be required to follow and pass supplementary study-units to which a maximum of 12 ECTS credits are assigned, as specified by the Board.

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ENR5006 Research Methods for Engineering 5 ECTS
LIN5507 Social Media as Multimodal Text 10 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

LIN5002* Dissertation 60 ECTS
LIN5013 Research Methods Seminar in Language and Computation 5 ECTS
LIN5508 Language and Embodied Agents 10 ECTS

* Work on the dissertation is expected to start in semester 2 of academic year 2016-17 and continue up to the end of semester 1 of academic year 2017-18.



This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the degree of Master of Science in Language and Computation - M.Sc. – under the auspices of the Institute of Linguistics.
 
Last Updated: 6 May 2017
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.
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Notices
Change in Name
As of April 2017, the Institute has officially changed its name to Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology.
Timetables

Class timetables are now available from this page.

For study-units LIN1063, LIN1065, LIN2013 and LIN5063, please click on this page to check the Academic English timetable.

Ethical approval
Deadlines for submission of ethical approval forms to the Institute Research Ethics Committee are now available on the Research page.
Posts of Part-Time Research Support Assistant or Officer I/II
Posts of Part-Time Research Support Assistant or Officer I/II for the MASRI project that aims to build a Maltese speech recognition system.  
Post of Part Time Research Support Officer I, II or III
Post of Part Time Research Support Officer I, II or III  for the Maltese Sign Language Research Project.
 
 

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