- To achieve this objective, the programme offers a wide range of courses in each of the three tracks. They include theoretical and applied linguistics, language development, research and teaching methodology, literature, history and culture, literary theory, translation theory, translation methodology, and interpreting. In addition to compulsory courses (incl. foreign-language courses and university-wide electives), students choose from a variety of departmental elective courses — small-class seminars in linguistics and literature — which change from semester to semester.
- pursue a career in teaching, professional translation, public or foreign service, or media and communication;
- undertake graduate studies in a wide variety of areas, including British, American, or Comparative Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Studies, Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Translation Studies, Theatre Studies, or Media and Communication Studies.
- The initial period of PhD study should be considered as a period of training and assessment of the student’s ability to conduct doctoral research. By the end of the second semester, the members of the student’s Research Committee are finalised.
- The Research Committee and the student set the requirements for maintaining standards throughout the course of study and clarify their respective responsibilities. The Supervisor and the student define the topic of research and plan the timetable for the completion of the programme.
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Admission to the PhD programme is based on:
- The formal application (application sheets can be obtained from the Department)
- Certified copies of the BA and MA Degrees (or an official document certifying that the student will have graduated before the start of
- the Programme), plus a certified copy of the BA Degree script
- Full CV in English,
- The student’s initial statement of purpose (3-4 pages),
- Writing samples (which may include the Master’s thesis), and
- Three letters of recommendation.
International4000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA4000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 36 months.
- PhD students holders of master's degrees: Total fees €4.000.
- PhD students non-holders of master's degrees: Total fees €6.500.
Living costs for Nicosia
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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