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Linguistics and English Language

The University of Edinburgh

36 months
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23350 GBP/year
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About

Linguistics and English Language at The University of Edinburgh has an outstanding international reputation in many areas of Linguistics and English Language research.

Overview

Training and support in the Linguistics and English Language at The University of Edinburgh

Each research student receives supervision by at least two members of academic staff, who will meet regularly with you to discuss your progress and wider issues in your field of study. This may include discussion of journal articles or books, and preparation for conference presentations, as well as discussion of your dissertation or draft chapters of your thesis.

Most research students are assigned to a research group, each of which hosts regular research activities.

The department also has a visiting speaker series (the Linguistic Circle), and you are encouraged to participate in the School’s Language at Edinburgh research network.

Programme Structure

We can offer expert supervision across a wide range of topics, including:

  • developmental linguistics, including first and second language acquisition
  • discourse Analysis
  • historical English linguistics, including the syntax, morphology, and phonology from the earliest periods to the present day
  • language evolution
  • linguistic fieldwork
  • morphology, including word formation
  • phonetics and phonology, including diachronic phonology and the phonology of varieties of English and their history
  • Scots
  • sociolinguistics
  • speech technology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Round 1: 23 November 
  • Round 2: 15 March 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a related subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23350 GBP per year during 36 months.

Home fees have still to be agreed

PhD PT fees

  • International/EU: £11,675

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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