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Applying to the Programme

The Language Sciences Interdisciplinary Programme (LSIP) encompasses several MPhil courses run by different departments at the University of Cambridge. It currently includes the following courses:

If you would like to pursue an MPhil in the language sciences, you should apply to whichever of the above courses most closely matches your interests.

In the courses with taught modules, the majority will come from your own department, but you will also have the opportunity to take one of the sharable options from other MPhil programmes.

All of the above programmes include a research projectWith LSIP, you have the chance to pursue an interdisciplinary project, jointly supervised by a member of your own department and also a specialist in another field.

If you are unsure which MPhil to apply for, or have any other questions about the application process, you are welcome to contact one or more of the coordinators listed above for guidance.

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