Applied Linguistics (Structured), Ph.D. | University of Limerick | Limerick, Ireland
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Applied Linguistics (Structured)

48 months
Duration
12800 EUR/year
4378 EUR/year
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About

The Applied Linguistics (Structured) programme of the Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick is a four-year, full-time programme which includes a combination of taught modules (in Year 1 of the programme) and individual research, the principal component being the doctoral thesis.

Overview

Key Features

The taught component of the Applied Linguistics (Structured) programme of the Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick aims to provide a broad-based course of study in language description (language systems: grammar, lexis and phonology), theories of Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition, frameworks for the study of discourse, as well as specialist research skills for the empirical analysis of language in context. Specifically, it aims to:

  • Enhance the professional knowledge of language teachers and language professionals by focusing on the core features of language as a system (grammar, lexis and phonology), language learning and acquisition, as well as language in its broader societal context.
  • Develop students’ ability to utilise theoretical frameworks for the analysis of discourse to address specific language-related real-world problems concerning the learning, use, teaching and assessment of language;
  • Promote an in-depth understanding of the key issues and debates in the field of Applied Linguistics;
  • Develop specialist skills in the empirical analysis of language in context using corpus linguistics and other digital tools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core Features of Language: Grammar, Vocabulary and Phonology
  • Research Methods in Applied Linguistics
  • Academic Writing: lexicogrammar and discourse
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Second Language Acquisition

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

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Other requirements

General requirements

Any one of the following criteria must be met for entry:

  • A first class honours primary degree in Applied Linguistics or a related area.
  • A 2.1 honours Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics or a related area.
  • A 2.2 honours Master’s degree, plus two years’ experience in Language Teaching, publishing or translation, or related fields.

Alternatively, if you meet the below criteria, you may apply for MIC's MA in Applied Linguistics. You may then transfer to Year 2 of the Structured PhD in Applied Linguistics if you meet progression requirements including required grade average on this programme:

  • A 2.2 honours primary degree, plus two years’ experience in Language Teaching, publishing or translation, or related fields.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12800 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4378 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4378 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 EUR /month
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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Applied Linguistics (Structured).

Available Scholarships

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Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Ukrainian Researchers Scheme
Merit-based Need-based

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Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 EUR
Deadline
13 Mar 2025
Government Of Ireland Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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Government Of Ireland
Location not available
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
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
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
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
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
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
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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