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24 months

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About Clinical Linguistics / EMCL+ at University of Groningen

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 track.

The two-year international Research Master's track in ClinicalLinguistics is part of the prestigious international Erasmus Mundusprogramme in Clinical Linguistics, EMCL+. EMCL+ is an integratedtwo-year Master's programme offered jointly by a consortium of theUniversities of Groningen (NL), Potsdam (DE) and Eastern Finland(FI) and 15 associated partners from the academic, R&D, andclinical sector, finishing with a joint Msc degree from the threeinstitutions. It is a full-time interdisciplinary and transnationaluniversity programme at the Masters level, providing integratedtraining in neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and clinicallinguistics.

The regular study period is 24 months. It consists of 4semesters; 3 teaching semesters and a fourth semester to finish theinternship and masters thesis. After finishing this track you willreceive a joint degree.

Most recent information on the EMCL + programme can be foundat: emcl.eu

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 track.

The two-year international Research Master's track in ClinicalLinguistics is part of the prestigious international Erasmus Mundusprogramme in Clinical Linguistics, EMCL+. EMCL+ is an integratedtwo-year Master's programme offered jointly by a consortium of theUniversities of Groningen (NL), Potsdam (DE) and Eastern Finland(FI) and 15 associated partners from the academic, R&D, andclinical sector, finishing with a joint Msc degree from the threeinstitutions. It is a full-time interdisciplinary and transnationaluniversity programme at the Masters level, providing integratedtraining in neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and clinicallinguistics.

The regular study period is 24 months. It consists of 4semesters; 3 teaching semesters and a fourth semester to finish theinternship and masters thesis. After finishing this track you willreceive a joint degree.

Most recent information on the EMCL + programme can be found at:emcl.eu

After your studies

Job prospects

The aim of the Masters Course is to train highly qualified andadvanced students who are excellently prepared for wideemploy-ability, by the unique combination of research training andan internship with an academic, R&D in neurotechnology, orclinical component. This means that we prepare the students toemployment in the academic, R&D and clinical field.Importantly, the track is not meant to train students to becomespeech and language therapists.

The aim of the Masters Course is to train highly qualified andadvanced students who are excellently prepared for wideemploy-ability, by the unique combination of research training andan internship with an academic, R&D in neurotechnology, orclinical component. This means that we prepare the students toemployment in the academic, R&D and clinical field.Importantly, the track is not meant to train students to becomespeech and language therapists.

Job examples

  • Research oriented career
  • PhD student
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Bachelor-Master connections

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LinguisticsAll Research universities

Additional requirements

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See: previous education and other admission requirements.

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
language test

Minimum requirement of: TOEFL 600 (paper), 250 (computer) or 100points (internet) / IELTS of at least 7,0 / CAE of at least levelC1.

previous education

Bachelor degree in speech and language pathology, linguistics,biomedical sciences, psychology or language impairment.

reference letterNo further information
written requestNo further information
other admission requirements

Students must be willing to follow part of the programme at thepartner universities.

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
language test

Minimum requirement of: TOEFL 600 (paper), 250 (computer) or 100points (internet) / IELTS of at least 7,0 / CAE of at least levelC1.

previous education

Bachelor degree in speech and language pathology, linguistics,biomedical sciences, psychology or language impairment.

reference letterNo further information
written requestNo further information
other admission requirements

Students must be willing to follow part of the programme at thepartner universities.

Registration procedure

Please read about the admission procedure on Admission EMCL+

Please read about the admission procedure on Admission EMCL+

Language requirements

ExamMinimum score
CAE (Cambridge English: Advanced)C1
IELTS overall band7
TOEFL paper based600
TOEFL computer based250
TOEFL internet based100

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