Programs:

Cognitive Science of Language

Faculty of Humanities, Department of Linguistics and Languages

The discipline combines expertise in psycholinguistics, core linguistics, cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience and corpus linguistics to investigate the connection between language structure, language processing and the neural basis of language.

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Degree Details

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Based in the Department of Linguistics and Languages, the M.Sc. program in the Cognitive Science of Language is interdisciplinary and includes faculty from Humanities, Science, and Health Sciences. The program has a strong research orientation with expertise in cognitive science, corpus linguistics, neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, and theoretical linguistics. The program introduces students to the issues in those fields that form the nexus of, linguistics, cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience, and trains them in the research methods employed to study them. These skills are brought together in a thesis.

Areas of Research

  • Cognitive psychology of language
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Neurolinguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Theoretical linguistics.
Length:
2 years
Required Credential:
Honour's Bachelor Degree
Program Type:
Thesis
Program Options:
Full-Time
Typical Entry:
September
Typical Deadline:
January 4th

Degree Options

Master of Science (M.Sc.)Degree Details

Length:
2 years
Required Credential:
Honour's Bachelor Degree
Program Type:
Thesis
Program Options:
Full-Time

Doctorate (Ph.D.)Degree Details

Length:
4 years
Required Credential:
M.Sc. in Cognitive Science of Language or equivalent Master's Degree
Program Options:
Full-Time