TESOL, Ph.D. | University of Nicosia | Nicosia, Cyprus
36 months
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5000 EUR/year
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About

At the TESOL PhD program from University of Nicosia the general objectives are to provide students with a rigorous and intellectually challenging degree that prepares them to become autonomous researchers among the many aspects of TESOL, varying with individual interests and areas of specialization.

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Overview

Within the TESOL PhD program from University of Nicosia , doctoral students are expected to design and conduct an independent research project and produce a Thesis (80,000 words). Through their research project, students are expected to evidence an original contribution to knowledge, develop or apply innovative research and advance scholarly knowledge and professional practice in the field of TESOL.

More specifically the program aims to:

  • Develop students’ in-depth understanding and critical analysis of current literature and research methodology in the field of TESOL;
  • Provide students with a critical awareness of current problems and debates within the field, and enhance their skills in critical evaluation of theoretical and empirical literature relevant to TESOL and their area of specialization;
  • Provide students with the research skills and competencies to be able to undertake an original and significant research project that merits publication in the field of TESOL;
  • Develop students’ skills in communicating TESOL-related research knowledge to specialist and non-specialist audiences;
  • Enable students to make a significant and original contribution to the field of TESOL through the advancement of scholarly knowledge and professional practice
  • Enable students to become autonomous and expert researchers in the field of TESOL with an understanding of the quality of research required for potential peer-reviewed publications

Career Prospects

The TESOL program from University of Nicosia provides excellent career opportunities for those who wish to become professionals in education and English language teaching, working for educational establishments such as the Ministry of Education, public and private universities or public and private schools as academics/ researchers or administrators. In addition, the programme offers countless opportunities for work in research centres, academia, educational consulting centres, publishing houses and other organizations specializing in EFL/ELT materials and/or EFL course and test design. Overall, the PhD will provide graduates with strong opportunities when it comes to their career advancement and allow them to pursue a wider range of careers which require more specialized knowledge in a given area.

Programme Structure

Upon successful completion of this program, the students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding of basic principles of research design, including an understanding of how to conceptualize TESOL/applied linguistics research, formulate researchable problems, and construct and test hypotheses.
  • Demonstrate originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how research and inquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in their field.
  • Make a contribution through original research that extends the frontier of knowledge in TESOL by developing a substantial body of work, some of which merits national or international refereed publication.
  • Manage successfully all the stages of a substantial research project, including managing data, and conducting and disseminating research in a way that is consistent with both professional practice and the normal principles of research ethics.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions.

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Accredited Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline
  • Accredited Master’s degree in TESOL, or Applied Linguistics, or English Language/ Linguistics
  • Teaching experience: at least one year
  • English language proficiency
  • IELTS 7.0 with at least 6.5 in each of the skills.
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) overall score of 176 or above, with 176 in writing and no sub-section below 169 -OR- Grade C if taken before January 2015,
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): 67 with a minimum of 60 in each of the four skills
  • TOEFL- 580 (paper-based test) or 237 (computer-based test) with a score of not less than 4 in TWE or TOEFL internet-based test score of 92 or more, with not less than 22 Writing, Listening 21, Reading 22 and Speaking 23,

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.

Living costs for Nicosia

576 - 866 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for TESOL.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
Voice Talent Online Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Voice Talent Online
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available

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