King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Language Discourse and Communication

Research explores: educational linguistics and language education; literacy studies; sociolinguistics; text and discourse analysis; corpus linguistics; psycholinguistics and cognitive linguistics. Research focuses on the dynamics of language and literacy within globalisation and intercultural 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; it is possible to combine study with Hong Kong University and the National University of Singapore. The programmes draw on the strengths of the partnering institutions in the broad field of Language, discourse and communication, including specialist areas such as: discourse analysis, language and interaction, social pragmatics, psycholinguistics, second language education.

Entry requirements

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

Sponsorship information

ESRC and AHRC sponsorships available, as well as by King's (eg Graduate School, and Social Sciences and Public Policy) and other bodies.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,600 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,600 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,600 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,600 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Waterloo Campus Southwark SE1 8WA South East
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

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