Linguistic Diversity and Digital Humanities | Master's programme

Ready to uncover the mysteries of language and mind?

Do you want to deepen your understanding of language in general or become an expert in linguistic diversity at a local or global scale? Are you interested in learning how humans perceive the world and process information or how to create artificial systems that resemble language, speech and human cognition? Do you want to know how to use digital methods to study aspects of human life such as history and social development?

In the Master's Programme in Linguistic Diversity and Digital Humanities, you may deepen your understanding of the nature and diversity of human language and cognition 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. You can choose from five study tracks:

  1. Cognitive Science
  2. Digital Humanities
  3. General Linguistics
  4. Language Technology
  5. Phonetics

Find out more about the programme structure, content and courses from the link below.

Basic information
Scope of studies and length 120 ECTS credits, 2 years
Degree level Master
Language Finnish, English, Swedish
Tuition fee per year (only non-EU/EEA citizens) 13 000 EUR
Application period Begins: 02 Jan 2025 at 08:00 (UTC+2) Ends: 16 Jan 2025 at 15:00 (UTC+2)
How to apply

The quick guide gives you a general overview of the application process and how to apply. Make sure that you meet the admission criteria, prepare your documents in advance and apply when applications are open.

Please note that there is only one intake per academic year. The online application form is open only during the application period. The admission criteria for the programme can be found in Studyinfo.

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