Taught course

Linguistics and Applied Linguistics

Bangor University · School of Linguistics and English Language
PhD by taughtMPhil

Entry requirements

A good honours degree is required. Students preparing for the PhD in Linguistics usually take an MA in Linguistics (or Applied Linguistics) first, either at Bangor or elsewhere.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme includes both generic and subject-specific research training at an advanced level. PhD students may be required by their supervisory committee to take a selection of modules including: Sounds and Sound Structure: Phonetics and Phonology; English Sentence Structure; Applied Linguistics; Child Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics, Speech and Language Disorders; Forensic Linguistics; Bilingualism.

Information for international students

Applicants who do not speak English as their native language must pass the IELTS English test with a score of 6.5 in all four components or a TOEFL exam with a score of 600.

Qualification and course duration

PhD by taught

part time
60-84 months
full time
36-48 months


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Prof Vyv Evans
01248 383 295