University of Essex

University of Essex

Analysing Language Use

This course, which forms part of an accredited Doctoral Training Centre of the ESRC at Essex, provides tailored support for the researcher-in-training in the analysis of language use in diverse forms in different contexts; students on this course gain familiarity with contemporary work in sociolinguistics and related fields such as conversation analysis, and acquire the theoretical and practical skills to pursue original research.

Entry requirements

Our applicants should have a 1st, 2.1 or high 2.2 degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject. If English is not your 1st language, then we require IELTS 6.5 with 6 in writing or TOEFL iBT 88.

Course modules

Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on assignments and the completion of a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

This course has ESRC Doctoral Training Centre accreditation, meaning it can form part of a 1+3 funding opportunity worth up to £18,000 for talented postgraduates.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,475 per Year 1 (International) 72 months
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 72 months
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 72 months
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 72 months
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 72 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 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
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 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