Clinical Linguistics (EMCL)

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 2.04 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 8.04 k / Year(s) Deadline: Nov 15, 2024
80 place StudyQA ranking:5699 Duration:24 months

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How is language stored in the brain? What effects can brain damage have on our ability to use language? And why do some children have difficulty learning language? Find it out in this programme.

In the two-year international Research Master's programme in Clinical Linguistics, you will study Linguistics and Neuroscience. You will explore subjects such as neuro-imaging, language processing and developmental language disorders.

The programme is meant for talented students who aspire to do research in the field of Clinical Linguistics. After finishing the degree, you will have acquired essential research skills and fundamental knowledge of Clinical, Neuro- and Psycholinguistics.
The two-year training is part of the prestigious international Erasmus Mundus programme. It is offered by the Universities of Groningen, Potsdam (Germany) and Eastern Finland (Joensuu).

In the first year, you will start with introductory courses in Potsdam, after which you will continue your training in Groningen or Joensuu.
After finishing this programme you will receive a joint degree.

Courses year 1
* Preparation Potsdam (5 EC)

* Aphasiology in Cross-Ling. Perspective (10 EC)

* Developmental Language Disorders (10 EC)

* Language and Culture (5 EC)

* Study in Potsdam (30 EC)

Courses year 2
* Developmental Dyslexia (10 EC)

* Language Processing and Neuro-imaging (10 EC)

* Clinical Aphasiology (10 EC)

* Master's Thesis Linguistics: EMCL (30 EC)

Why Groningen?
In the first and third term, students have to choose between courses in Groningen and Joensuu (University of Eastern Finland). In Joensuu, courses focus on speech disorders, autism, and language technology. In Groningen, courses focus on neuroimaging, language processing, and developmental and acquired language disorders.

Study abroad
* Study abroad is required

Bachelor degree in speech and language pathology, linguistics, biomedical sciences, psychology or language impairment. Students must be willing to follow part of the programme at one or more of the partner universities. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6 TOEFL paper-based test score : 580 TOEFL iBT® test: 93

Funding opportunities
Several scholarships are available for international students who are motivated to study Bachelors, Masters and PhD programmes, as well as for exchanges, short courses and research stays at our university.

Accreditation

NVAO (nl) until February 25, 2016

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