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Entrance Requirements

Students with an undergraduate degree, at least three years full-time study, in

  • language technology,
  • computational linguistics,
  • computer science, or
  • linguistics (with at least 30 hec, corresponding to half a year full-time study, in formal linguistics or programming)

are eligible to apply for this programme. Students with an undergraduate degree in cognitive science, languages, philosophy, software engineering, information technology or mathematics can also be considered provided they can show a background in either programming or formal linguistics corresponding to 30 hec, half a year full-time study.

Formal linguistics is linguistics that uses formal methods (e.g. rule based systems, trees, feature structures, graphs, finite state machines, logic, models and statistics) to study or represent language.

To show a background in formal linguistics or programming, please supply for each course in formal linguistics or programming the following:

  • course title,
  • higher education credits, hec, for the course,
  • a short paragraph describing the course contents and explaining how this is formal linguistics or programming, and
  • a link to the course webpage (if available).

The programme language is English. To provide the requirement in English by an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS, the English proficiency should be equivalent to the level of English 5/ English Course A from Swedish Upper Secondary School.



Contact Information

MLT study adviser, programme coordinator


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Page Manager: Monica Havström|Last update: 5/2/2017

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