Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University


The range of research interests includes:sociolinguistics, especially language attitudes, relationship between standard and non-standard varieties, language awareness, language in education, 20th century literature and ideas.

Entry requirements

The minimum basic entry requirement for a MPhil or PhD is normally a good Honours Degree or its equivalent in a subject relevant to the intended area of research.
Non-native English speakers are required to take a University recognised test of academic English language proficiency with required minimum proficiency levels equating to an IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 580 (paper based test) or 237 (computer based) with an essay rating of 5.0. Applicants who have successfully undertaken a Bachelors degree in a UK University are exempt from this requirement.

Course modules

Year 1 Core (40 Credits) Arts Research Students must take the following centrally provided research training modules

Semester 1
Research Skills And Personal Development PGM0100
Principles Of Research Design PGM0210
Ways Of Reading PGM0410

Semester 2
Research Skills And Personal Development PGM0120


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time - 1 years
MPhil Part-time - 2 years

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Postgraduate Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01970 622270