University of Essex

University of Essex

Linguistics

Supervision is offered for linguistics in formal and descriptive syntax from a number of theoretical perspectives, especially: English; Arabic; Celtic; Romance and Slavonic languages; theoretical and descriptive phonology; phonological acquisition; 2nd language phonology; the phonology of African languages; morphological theory; lexical semantics; and the philosophy of linguistics; many of our former PhD students work in higher education institutions around the world, as teachers and/or as academic researchers; other career paths our former PhD students have taken include: publishing; social work; administration; and retail.

Entry requirements

Master's degree, or equivalent, in relevant subject area; IELTS 7.0.

Sponsorship information

Research councils and some University of Essex studentships available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
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 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,475 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
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,475 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,950 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 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,475 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 Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Colchester Campus Colchester CO4 3SQ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate Administrator, Department of Language and Linguistics
Telephone number: 
01206 872719