King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London


Research focuses on the dynamics of language and literacy within globalisation and inter-cultural contact; on language, literacy and discourse in everyday interaction; in education, literature, and popular culture, in new and mass media; and in medical and workplace settings; the Centre runs a number of seminar series, research days and workshops, some in collaboration with other parts of the University of London, which are invaluable to language and linguistics MPhil/PhD students.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree (2.1 or above) in an appropriate subject to the research area and an appropriate Master's degree or an approved professional or other qualification.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Sponsorship information

PhDs in descriptive and applied linguistics can be funded with studentships awarded by the ESRC and AHRC (UK Research Councils), as well as by Kings (eg Graduate School, and Social Sciences and Public Policy) and other bodies.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 4 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

Key information

Academic contact
Telephone number: 
020 7848 3711