This programme combines the support and structure of taught modules with independent research. It will introduce approaches to enable you to apply this understanding to your own professional context.
You take compulsory modules to gain the skills, knowledge and understanding to engage with and evaluate research and theory in education. These modules enable you to find a path for future research, prepare a research proposal, and carry it out.
You will also take optional modules in one of the following pathways:
You have at least one supervisor from the second year of study and will work with them on all aspects of planning, conducting and writing up your research. Your thesis can answer questions about an issue of professional concern or interest.
Research in the School is organised into a number of research clusters. You will be attached to one or more of them. You will have an opportunity to take part in the various activities of the cluster. These might include:
The expertise of our staff is used in a number of research centres within the University, such as:
We rank in the top 100 for Linguistics - QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019Delivery
The programme consists of taught modules and a research element, including a thesis of 80,000 words. It is a four year programme, with the taught element being carried out in year one and the research element in years two, three and four.
You will have an individual course of study based on your needs and sponsor's requirements. This will be designed with the Degree Programme Director based on the available optional modules. Most modules are delivered on weekdays during the day time.Facilities
As a student in the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences you'll have access to facilities and a growing collection of online resources, including:
The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course.
See Trainiing and Skills tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.
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.
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Get a free IELTS practice test
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
A 2:1 honours degree and a master's degree with at least 60%, or international equivalent, in a related subject.English Language Requirements
To study this course you need to meet our Band 9 English Language Requirements.
Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing, and 6.0 in all other sub-skills).
If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus. https://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/educational-applied-linguistics-integrated-phd/?utm_source=referral-masters-portal&utm_medium=course-listing&utm_content=educational-applied-linguistics-integrated-phd&utm_campaign=PG3PL-masters-portal#fees&funding
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?