A 2:1 honours degree and a master's degree with at least 60%, or international equivalent, in a related subject.
Months of entry
- academic writing for publication
- teaching in higher education settings
- research methodology
- Social Interaction
- Teaching English as a Second or Other Language (TESOL)
- Cross-Cultural Communication
- Empirical Study – designated supervisors will guide you through the process of writing a journal-style article, giving you the experience of writing for a publication. If the study is of publishable quality and scope, you will be encouraged to submit it.
- Reflective Log - this will give you the opportunity to reflect upon the successes and challenges of undertaking the empirical study, helping you to understand the process better.
We specialise in research supervision in the fields of language and communication disorders, language acquisition (first, second and bilingual), applied and educational linguistics, TESOL and cross-cultural communication.
Information for international students
To study this course you need to meet our Band 9 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all other sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Fees and funding
See our programme fees and funding web page.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- Integrated PhD
- full time48 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Lecturer in Applied Linguistics, School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
- +44 (0)191 208 5436