Master of Arts in English Studies: Language-Mind-Technology

Level of studies: second-cycle studies
Type of studies: full-time (weekdays)
Duration: 2 years
Language of instruction: English
Professional title: master (magister)
Educational profile: general academic
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Language, Mind, Technology #LMT is an interdisciplinary MA programme conducted in English. The programme lies at the intersection of humanities and social sciences, focusing on the study of language and mind using modern tools and computational methods. The aim of #LMT is to acquaint students with theoretical and practical knowledge on a number of topics related to the description, research and analysis of language using intelligent information systems.

Degree course assets

This Master’s program is aimed at university graduates who are interested in discovering the relationship between mind and language, and in developing their analytical and experimental skills. #LMT offers students the opportunity to participate in workshops or lectures conducted by entrepreneurs and experts in interdisciplinary research on language and data science. Also, planned study visits to companies will develop students’ practical skills.

Selected study areas

This programme focuses on an integrated approach to linguistic research, combining theoretical and experimental perspectives from fields of science such as psycholinguistics, cognitive neuroscience, clinical linguistics, computational linguistics and artificial intelligence. In the course of the studies, students will acquire knowledge and tools related to computer science which will allow them to discover answers to key questions in interdisciplinary language research.

The core courses offered within the program include:

  • Introduction to computer science and programming
  • Specialized statistical tools for linguists
  • Python programming
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Natural language processing
  • Introduction to bilingual brain
  • Clinical linguistics
  • Fuzzy grammar
  • Lab and fieldwork-oriented research practice

Work opportunities

As LMT Graduate, you will easily adapt to the international work environment, ever-changing professional conditions, and demands of European and global markets. You will find employment in sectors related to: linguistics (e.g. speech therapy, language technology, computational linguistics), psychology (e.g. research on emotions and multilingualism), data processing, analysis and visualization (e.g. Data Science), statistical analysis of linguistic data (e.g. Google, Facebook), electronic media and advertisement, research and didactic work, engineering and technical work (e.g. lab assistant).

Contact Information

Kamil Kaźmierski, PhD, email: kamil.kazmierski@amu.edu.pl