Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Phonetics and Phonology

This course is designed for students who wish to develop an advanced theoretical and analytical grounding in Phonetics and Phonology. The focus is on its application in 1st and 2nd language acquisition, sociolinguistics, speech science, and language patterning. The Integrated PhD has a substantial taught and assessed component, as well as a supervised research element. The foundation is a common core of modules dealing with essential theoretical issues and research methods. Students are also offered specialised modules which act as the basis for their thesis. Having an individual course of study based on needs and sponsor's requirements.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree and master's degree, or international equivalent, in an appropriate subject; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other sub-sections), or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time £ 4,450 per Academic year (home fees) 48 months
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time £ 11,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 48 months
PhD with Integrated Study Part-time £ 2,225 per Academic year (home fees) 96 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Research Secretary
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6569