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Part II

Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

 

Papers offered by the Department

For students following the Linguistics Tripos in Part I, you should choose a total of four papers from Section C and Section D.

For students following another Tripos at Part 1, you must take four papers, comprising of:

  • Paper Li.1 - Sounds and words †
  • Paper Li.2 - Structures and meanings †
  • TWO papers to be chosen from Section C and Section D

† If this paper has already been taken in another tripos it cannot be taken again and another paper must be chosen from Sections C and D.

Section C (Part IIA and IIB)

  • 6: Phonetics
  • 7: Phonological Theory
  • 8: Morphology (suspended in 2021-22)
  • 9: Syntax
  • 10: Semantics and pragmatics
  • 11: Historical linguistics (Runs on alternate years; suspended in the year 2021-22)
  • 12: History of Ideas on Language
  • 13: History of the English Language 
  • 14: History of the French Language (Runs on alternate years; suspended in the year 2021-22)
  • 15: First and Second Language Acquisition
  • 16: Psychology of Language Processing and Learning
  • 17: Language Typology
  • 18: Computational Linguistics

Latest News

Dr Ivan Vulić wins Microsoft-BCS/BCS-IRSG Karen Spärck Jones Award

4 January 2022

We are happy to share the exciting news that Dr Ivan Vulić ( Language Technology Laboratory , Theoretical and Applied Linguistics) has won the prestigious Microsoft-BCS/BCS-IRSG Karen Spärck Jones Award . Karen Spärck Jones FBA was a highly accomplished computer scientist in the University of Cambridge. From 2008, the...

ESRC DTP Knowledge Exchange PhD studentship

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The University of Cambridge ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership [DTP], in collaboration with Oxford Wave Research , is offering a PhD studentship for admission in October 2022 in the Theoretical and Applied Linguistics Section , University of Cambridge. The three-year doctoral programme will be co-supervised by Dr Kirsty...

Cambridge researchers awarded best long paper in top AI conference

12 November 2021

Congratulations to Fangyu Liu and Nigel Collier, who have recently been awarded the Best Long Paper Award at the 2021 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), together with collaborators from McGill University and the University of Copenhagen. The award winning paper, "Visually grounded...

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