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Master's Program in Linguistic Diversity and Digital Humanities

University of Helsinki
2 years
Master's degree
On campus
Helsinki
English
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University of Helsinki

Program description

Master's Program in Linguistic Diversity and Digital Humanities

In the Master's Program in Linguistic Diversity and Digital Humanities (LingDig), you get an understanding of the nature and diversity of human language and the theoretical and digital tools for working with language and speech. You may also focus on digital methods in other fields within humanities or on human cognition and artificial intelligence. The Program offers five fields of specialization: Cognitive Science, Digital Humanities, General Linguistics, Language Technology and Phonetics.

This program is also available in Finnish and Swedish.

Admission requirements

Eligibility to apply for a master's Program requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.


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Program content

The scope of the Master of Arts degree is to be completed in two years of full-time studies. The language of instruction in the LingDig programme is English and it contains the following studies:

  • Studies common to all students in the programme this includes a introductory course and choose from a common list of courses.
  • Advanced studies in your study track
  • Elective studies
  • MA thesis

As a student in the programme you choose amongst five study tracks: (1) Cognitive Science, (2) Digital Humanities, (3) General Linguistics, (4) Language Technology and (5) Phonetics.

Your elective studies may include modules offered either by the other study tracks within this Master's programme or by other programmes within the University of Helsinki. Examples of modules offered by other programmes include Indigenous studies and computer science. Courses offered by other universities can also be included here.

The studies in your own study track, as well as the other studies, can include study abroad (e.g. student exchange) and work practice or other working life oriented study units. Working life and career development perspectives are integrated into many of the courses.

Tuition fees

The yearly tuition fee (for non-EU/EEA citizens only) is 13000€

Scholarships & funding

Scholarships are intended for excellent students from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland who want to complete a Master's program at the University of Helsinki.

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Career opportunities

After completing your studies in the Master's Program in Linguistic Diversity and Digital Humanities (LingDig), you will be able to work independently in various fields that require multidisciplinary expertise in linguistic sciences. You will also have the theoretical knowledge and skills that are required for postgraduate studies in doctoral Programs in language studies.

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Fabianinkatu 33
00170 Helsinki
Finland

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