University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Applied Linguistics: English Language Teaching

This PhD integrates structured coursework in applied linguistics and English language teaching and research skills training with the production of an original research thesis

Entry requirements

PhD with Integrated Study: First or Upper Second class Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject (other qualifications are also considered).

Course modules

Year 1 Core modules: Description of language; quantitative methods and statistical processes; research and enquiry in applied linguistics 1 and 2; 2nd language learning or language in society; 3 optional modules from a list of professional and academic modules in applied linguistics and English language teaching. Years 2 to 4: During year 2 the students complete an advanced skills portfolio, comprising a range of research and professional skill development activities; in years 2 to 4 they also work towards completion of an original research thesis

Assessment methods

The goal of an MPhil/PhD is a final thesis of 75,000 words. This thesis will be examined by an internal and external examiner at an oral examination. Assessment at postgraduate research level therefore comes in the form of regular reviews of your work from your supervisory team and colleagues within your discipline to prepare you for this final examination. As a minimum, you will be expected to present your work three times during candidature: after nine months (the first year presentation); after approximately two years (upgrade from MPhil/PhD to PhD); after you have submitted your thesis (viva voce oral examination).

Sponsorship information

School studentships may be available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 5 Years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time September 2019 16,068 per Year 1 (International) 5 Years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 Years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 Years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (EU) 5 Years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 Years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 5 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Avenue Campus SO17 1BF South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions - Faculty of Humanities
Telephone number: 
02380598062