Research course

Applied Linguistics

Institution
Swansea University · College of Arts and Humanities
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

You should hold a minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1), or equivalent, and for MPhil/PhD you should hold or expect to achieve a postgraduate Master’s degree in a related subject passed with Merit or better. The Master’s degree should contain a dissertation component for which a mark at or approaching distinction level is expected. Please visit our website for more information.

Months of entry

January, April, July, September

Course content

Our staff are members of the Language Research Centre (LRC) and we are especially interested in projects concerning:

  • Computer Assisted Language Learning
  • Cognitive Psychology of Language
  • Discourse analysis
  • Lexical Studies
  • Pragmatics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • second language acquisition
  • Sociolinguistics
  • vocabulary learning
The Research Excellence Framework 2014 reported on postgraduate research in the department.
  • The environment in the Department is ‘conducive to producing research of mostly at least internationally excellent and at its best world-leading quality’
  • ‘Arrangements for postgraduates were deemed of world-leading quality’
  • ‘There is clear evidence of the development of a research culture into which research students are fully integrated’
  • ‘There are excellent arrangements for support, training and employability’.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Postgraduate
Email
study@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295358