| Category: ||E-SSchool |
| Subject: ||MSc Speech and Language Processing |
| From: ||Steve Cassidy |
| Email: ||steve.cassidy_(on)_mq.edu.au |
| Date received: ||22 Oct 2001 |
MSc in Speech and Language Processing
Speech Hearing and Language Research Centre
Department of Linguistics
This Masters program at Macquarie University, Sydney, has been designed
to take advantage of a strong research and development base to provide
a grounding in speech and language technology for graduates who want to
be part of this exciting field.
This is a coursework degree and can be taken over one year full time or
part time over a longer period. The degree is offered either on campus
or in distance mode (by correspondence, web and email). Distance mode
students would normally study part time over a minimum of two years.
The program includes a set of compulsory units introducing speech and
language processing and a range of elective units which explore topics
in detail. Students complete a one-paper research/development project
in their final semester.
The course is designed for graduates in related disciplines, for
example, Computer Science, Linguistics, or Electrical Engineering, who
wish to gain sufficient expertise in this inherently cross-disciplinary
area to effectively participate in speech and language projects in
industry and academia. Graduates in other disciplines with relevant
industry experience may also be eligible for admission.
This is a booming area of computing research and development,
prospective employers include Nuance, Phillips, Lernout & Houspie,
Speechworks, IBM, Microsoft etc.
Fees for the course, which are paid in installments each semester, are
around A$8500 for Australian students and around A$13000 for foreign
residents. Further details on the course can be found at our web site:
or by sending mail to