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Language and Linguistics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Waltham, MA, United States
The Brandeis undergraduate Language and Linguistics program at Brandeis University focuses on theoretical generative linguistics. In addition to core courses on phonological theory, syntactic theory, formal semantics, and formal pragmatics, we offer electives on morphology, linguistic typology, language acquisition and development.
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Overview

Many of Language and Linguistics students at Brandeis University focus just on theoretical and core areas of linguistics, without including computational coursework. However, undergraduate students interested in computational linguistics can also opt to take courses from our graduate computational linguistics program. All computational linguistics courses are open and accessible to undergraduates with sufficient programming ability.

Focus Options:

  • General Linguistics
  • Cognitive Science of Language
  • Language and Computation
  • Language and Society.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Linguistic Anthropology
  • Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence
  • Statistical Approaches to Natural Language Processing
  • Introduction to Symbolic Logic

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Transcripts
  • Standardized test scores or a graded analytical paper
  • English Proficiency
  • A letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57360 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    57360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57360 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Waltham

  • 1515 - 3140 USD/month
    Living Costs

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