University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Applied Linguistics (with English Language Teaching)

The School of English has long-established excellence in Applied Linguistics, and is home to a number of leading experts in the field. Research areas include: Stylistics and literary linguistics; Literature and language teaching; Cognitive approaches to literary text study; Cross-cultural pragmatics; International Englishes; language, culture and teacher development; Language and identity; sociolinguistics; Vocabulary description, acquisition and pedagogy; Lexicology; Spoken discourse study; Corpus linguistics; Grammar in spoken and written text (the School is home to the five-million word CANCODE corpus of spoken English); Thinking skills in English teaching; Psycholinguistics; Motivation, affect; Language learning; Bilingualism, language and gender.

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Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2017 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 - 6 years

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