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.

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.

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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Contact: 
Postgraduate Research Secretary
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6569