Swansea University

Swansea University

Applied Linguistics

The department welcomes applications from students wishing to pursue graduate level research at MSc by Research, MPhil and PhD level in Applied Linguistics, particularly topics in second language acquisition, bilingualism, vocabulary learning, corpus linguistics and discourse analysis.

Entry requirements

MSc by Research/MPhil - You should hold or expect to achieve a minimum of an upper second class Honours degree 2.1, or equivalent, in a related subject. PhD -You should hold a minimum of an upper second class Honours degree 2.1, or equivalent, and you should hold or expect to achieve a postgraduate Master's degree in a related subject. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Assessment methods

PhD: A thesis of not more than 90,000 words, which contributes significantly to the subject area and demonstrates original research. This is followed by an oral examination of the thesis (viva) by two examiners who are not your supervisors, one of whom is external to the University. MPhil: A thesis of not more than 60,000 words which demonstrates a significant contribution to the subject area, supported by detailed references and carefully presented in accord with scholarly conventions. This is followed by an oral examination of the thesis (viva) by two examiners who are not your supervisors, one of whom is external to the University.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years

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