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master-claves Erasmus Mundus en Tecnologías del Lenguaje y la Comunicación (LCT)

About the course

The Erasmus Mundus Master in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT) is designed to meet the demands of industry and research in a rapidly growing area. It offers education and training opportunities for the next generations of leaders in research and innovation. It provides students with profound knowledge and insight into the various disciplines that contribute to the methods of language and communication technologies and it strengthens their ability to work according to scientific methods.

The main objective of this master's degree is to analyse language and to get to know the existing techniques and applications for computer language processing, with a double orientation, both research and professional in the field of language technologies. Moreover, the students acquire practice-oriented knowledge by choosing appropriate combinations of core, specialized an free choice modules, while following at least one of the specialization tracks: The Digital Language Resources (DLR) track, The Natural Language Algorithms and Applications (NLA) track and The Language Data Science (LDS) track.

Double degree and student mobility track: the LCT program involves studying one year each at two different European universities of the consortium. After completing all study requirements, the student will obtain two Master of Science/Arts degrees approved in the respective countries of issue.

This master's degree gives direct access to several doctoral programmes e.g. to Language Analysis and Processing at UPV/EHU.

* For more information about the price, please see the master's programme secretary.

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4 reasons to study this master

  • 100% employability due to high demand of the professional profile worldwide.
  • Internships in companies and research groups while studying the master's degree to get real insights.
  • Double and international degree as the training takes place in two universities.
  • Interdisciplinary training in techniques of great practical application that enable the handling.

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Career opportunities

  • Research in areas of Natural Language Processing (NLP): machine translation, sentiment analysis, statistical language modelling, computational linguistics, text mining.
  • Professionals in fields related to language engineering, language industries and information and communication technologies (ICT) such as the following:
    • Deep learning techniques from big data.
    • Development of electronic linguistic resources: e.g. dictionaries, thesauri, ontologies, lexical databases, linguistic corpora.
    • Development of computer-assisted learning systems for e-learning and conversational systems with user-oriented adaptive ability such as smart chatbots.
    • Semantic knowledge representation and managing from the web.
    • Specialist in machine translation or speech processing.
  • Research in companies: e.g. Google, Microsoft, IBM, Elhuyar, Vicomtech.

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