Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

Applied Linguistics

This course will help you to achieve a critical conceptual understanding of evidence and theory relating to recent developments in the field. You will then be in a position to apply this understanding to your own professional context. You will take taught modules as part of your qualifying requirement; the aim of these modules is to help you to gain the skills, knowledge and understanding to engage with and evaluate research and theory; these modules will also enable you to prepare and carry out a research project.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree and a taught Master's degree in a relevant subject; some relevant work experience is desirable, but not essential. You will be asked to complete a short admissions task. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English: IELTS Academic Test score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.

Course modules

You will take taught modules as part of your qualifying requirement.

Sponsorship information

A limited number of School Research Studentships (fees-only) are available by competition.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,950 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,950 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time October 2016 GBP 13,750 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD with Integrated Study Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,875 per Year 1 (International) 5 years
PhD with Integrated Study Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years
PhD with Integrated Study Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
PhD with Integrated Study Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years
PhD with Integrated Study Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (EU) 5 years
PhD with Integrated Study Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (England) 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Bloomsbury WC1E 7HX South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication
Telephone number: 
020 7631 6499