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Sociolinguistics

University of Essex

Ph.D. On Campus
60 months
Duration
16230 GBP/year
5360 GBP/year
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About

The four-year Sociolinguistics programme from Essex, University of, follows the MRES Linguistics programme for year 1 before beginning the PhD study programme within the department in year 2. By opting for our four-year Integrated course, you will benefit from guidance and training to develop the research mind set needed for your PhD studies.

Overview

Within our Department of Language and Linguistics, you will be allocated a supervisor whose role it is to guide you through the different stages of your research degree in Sociolinguistics from Essex, University of. In some cases, you may have joint supervision by two members of our staff.

Your future

Given the breadth of our provision within the Department of Language and Linguistics, career prospects for our graduates vary depending on the study undertaken. Often the career destination of our PhD students is university lecturing or research. 

Given the interdisciplinary nature of the areas of linguistics we cover, this could be in departments of English, linguistics, education, sociology or cognitive science.

Programme Structure

Assessment

  • On our three-year supervised research route, if you already have a solid knowledge of existing research in your field and a good understanding of research methods, plus a suitable research proposal, you immediately begin your independent research, under the guidance of your supervisor.
  • Within the Department of Language and Linguistics, throughout your research studies, your training needs will be regularly assessed. Every six months your progress is formally checked by a supervisory panel consisting of your supervisor, an adviser, and a chairperson.
  •  At least once a year this meeting takes place face to face to discuss how you are getting on. You report on your progress in writing by completing a form twice a year.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application deadline and we aim to respond to applications within four weeks.

Language

English
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our four year integrated PhD, allows you to spend your first year studying at Masters level in order to develop the necessary knowledge and skills and to start your independent research in year two.
  • We accept a wide range of qualifications from applicants studying in the EU and other countries. Get in touch with any questions you may have about the qualifications we accept. Remember to tell us about the qualifications you have already completed or are currently taking.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16230 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16230 GBP per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    5360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5360 GBP per year and a duration of 60 months.

Funding

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