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 currently part of the prestigious international Erasmus Mundus programme in Clinical Linguistics. It is offered by the Universities of Groningen, Potsdam (Germany) and Eastern Finland (Joensuu). In the first year, you will start the programme at the university of Eastern Finland (Joensuu) during the first term. You will continue your training in Potsdam during the second term. During the third term all students will study in Groningen. You will finish your studies by writing a Master's thesis during your fourth term. After finishing this programme you will receive a joint degree.
[[Job perspectives] After graduation, you are well prepared for a career in research. In fact, this programme is an ideal steppingstone to a PhD-position in the field of Clinical Linguistics.
Speech and language therapists who take this programme, will be better equipped to assess and treat people with a language impairment.
Importantly, the programme is not meant to train students to become speech and language therapists.
- Research oriented career
The Clinical Linguistics/EMCL programme in Groningen, which is offered by the Graduate School for the Humanities, is linked to excellent, multidisciplinary research which is carried out at the Centre for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG) and the Groningen Research School for Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience (BCN).