Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Linguistics

Research degrees can be undertaken full-time, part-time, or by a combination of both. You can also register as studying away from Lancaster for part of your studies. Proposals are accepted in a wide range of topics including: Language and media; linguistic description and theory; sociolinguistics; applied linguistics; corpus linguistics; critical discourse analysis; language learning and teaching; bilingualism; gender and language; literacy; stylistics; language testing; and pragmatics. Students will be matched with staff interests to provide strong supervision relationships.

Entry requirements

MA in linguistics or a related field and a viable research proposal. Students whose 1st language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language: IELTS score of 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in listening and speaking and at least 6.5 in reading and writing) or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Assessment is via original research and thesis.

Sponsorship information

Funding may be available from the AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council). There are also various University studentships/scholarships available each year.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 12,620 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Part-time GBP 6,310 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 12,620 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 6,310 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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Key information

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