Monday, January 4, 2021

CALL for APPLICATIONS: 1 year M.S. Program in NLP at UCSC Silicon Valley

Natural language processing (NLP) is a rapidly growing field with applications in many of the technologies we use every day, from virtual assistants and smart speakers to autocorrect. UCSC has created a unique Master’s program in NLP to provide students with the skills and in-depth knowledge of NLP algorithms, technologies, and applications that are in high demand in both industry and academia. Our program goes beyond the classroom by supplying students with industry-relevant projects for the kind of real-world experience that is essential for a successful career in NLP.

Please see the attached brochure and  https://grad.soe.ucsc.edu/nlp/ for details. 

Program Highlights:
- 1-year program, including a 3-quarter capstone project
- Core courses covering all aspects of NLP
- Instruction and capstone project collaborations with experts from industry giants like IBM, Microsoft, Amazon and Bloomberg
- State of the art facilities in the heart of Silicon Valley

We are seeking a diverse pool of applicants to this program.
Some partial fellowships may be available.

Applications are now open. See https://grad.soe.ucsc.edu/nlp/ for instructions. 
Application deadline is February 3, 2021 for Fall 2021 admission.
Questions can be directed to nlp@ucsc.edu