Research course

Applied Linguistics (by thesis and coursework)

Institution
Lancaster University · Linguistics and English Language
Qualifications
MPhil/PhD

Entry requirements

Master's degree (UK or equivalent) in Applied Linguistics or a related subject, for example Linguistics, Foreign Languages, Education, with an overall average of at least 60% for UK MAs.

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in Applied Linguistics or a releated subject, for example Linguistics, Foreign Languages, Education.


Additional Requirements
As part of your application you also need to provide a research proposal on the Department's PhD Applied Linguistics by Thesis and Coursework research proposal form. Please also see the guidance on completing the form.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

This PhD programme aims to broaden your study of Applied Linguistics as well as deepening your knowledge of relevant research and research methodologies. Many of our students are professionals who are balancing PhD studies with full-time careers, and this contributes to the rich and stimulating academic environment.

In addition to your thesis and independent research, you will complete four compulsory modules in Applied Linguistics. You will have the opportunity to complement your studies with additional modules offered by the department’s Masters programmes, on-campus or distance, as well modules from the Faculty’s Research Training Programme.

You will have the opportunity to complete intensive residentials at Lancaster University during which time you will have the opportunity to complete a portion of the coursework, participate in a graduate student conference, and engage in a range of professional and academic development activities.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil/PhD
    part time
    60 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Coordinator
Email
postgraduatelinguistics@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 592099