Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Linguistics and English Language

This Linguistics and English Language Integrated PhD (IPhD) combines taught modules with original research. Students develop knowledge and expertise in linguistics and English language. They also gain detailed knowledge and experience of research methods and research management. The course is for those who haven't completed a programme that leads to PhD study. It will suit those with a background in linguistics, English Language or related disciplines. Students strengthen your knowledge base and research skills before embarking on writing a thesis. There are three pathways, with supervision in the following areas: Language acquisition, development and evolution; Language variation and change; Formal linguistics.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in any discipline although a background in linguistics, English language or related discipline.
Applicants whose 1st language is not English require a minimum of IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other sub-sections), or equivalent.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time September 2016 - 48 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7199