University of Reading

University of Reading

English Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics

This programme offers individual supervision for research degrees in all the main research areas of ELT and applied linguistics. In the first year, students attend the Doctoral Training Programme in ELT and Applied Linguistics, which consists of lectures and practicals covering a wide range of topics.

Course modules

Research areas include: Academic literacy; discourse and sociolinguistics; english grammar; language teaching and learning; phonetics; psycholinguistics.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by: the MPhil thesis is a maximum of 60,000 words in length, the PhD thesis 90,000.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time - 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time - 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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