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English Language Education, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #1001 (WUR) Istanbul, Turkey
English Language Education Ph.D. programme offered by BAU aims to ensure that doctoral candidates master in foreign language teacher education and gain research skills contributing to that field. In this program, a good balance of theory and practice exists.
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Graduates of the English Language Education Ph.D. programme from BAU can be involved in pre-service and in-service teacher education programs or become an academic member in relevant departments at universities. 

Throughout the program, the students study the theories about language teaching and teacher education, its practice in the classroom and most particularly on reflective teaching and learning.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Qualitative Methods and Analysis
  • Advanced Seminar in SLA
  • Advanced Seminar in Teacher Education
  • Early Bilingualism
  • Applied Psycholinguistics and Second Language Research

  • Sociocultual Theory in SLA

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

General Requirements

Only students with a Master’s degree in English Language Teaching, English Language and Literature, American Culture and Literature, Linguistics or Translation and Interpreting Departments or educational programs like Educational Technology, Higher Education Administration and Leadership, Educational Administration and Planning, Curriculum Development, Early Childhood Education, Evaluation and Measurement are eligible for this program.

Candidates who are admitted to the Ph.D. Program but have their Master’s degrees in a field other than English Language Education are required to take scientific preparation courses: Second Language Acquisition, Teaching Language Skills, Teacher Education, Research Methods.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Istanbul

  • 2000 - 3240 TRY/month
    Living Costs

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


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