14.463, FYI: Master's in Developmental Linguistics

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Subject: 14.463, FYI: Master's in Developmental Linguistics

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Date:  Fri, 14 Feb 2003 13:06:57 +0000
From:  Mits Ota <mits at ling.ed.ac.uk>
Subject:  Master's in Developmental Linguistics

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Date:  Fri, 14 Feb 2003 13:06:57 +0000
From:  Mits Ota <mits at ling.ed.ac.uk>
Subject:  Master's in Developmental Linguistics

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               M.Sc. in Developmental Linguistics
               One-year taught master's programme

               Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
       School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
                   University of Edinburgh, UK
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We are now accepting applications for the academic year 2003-2004
(beginning in October 2003).

The aim of this one-year taught master's programme is to provide (a)
an advanced understanding of current research on first & second
language acquisition, attrition and language change from the
perspectives of linguistics and cognitive psychology, and (b) the
methodological skills needed to conduct novel research in these
fields. It is aimed at students with a background in linguistics,
psychology or relevant areas.

The programme consists of two and a half terms of coursework, followed
by project work, which results in a dissertation. Teaching is provided
jointly by Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Informatics and

The University of Edinburgh has one of the largest concentrations of
language researchers, studying the formal, computational,
psychological and social aspects of language. The language community
includes members from different subject areas with rich collaborative
links with many outside institutions. It is drawn together for
research within the Human Communication Research Centre and shares
M.Sc. teaching and Ph.D supervision.

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For further information, please visit our website:


or contact the programme director:

Mitsuhiko Ota
Theoretical & Applied Linguistics
University of Edinburgh
Adam Ferguson Building
Edinburgh EH8 9LL
Tel: +44-(0)131-650-3949

email: mits at ling.ed.ac.uk
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