The Linguistics and English Language, Integrated PhD (IPhD) at the Newcastle University is for those who haven't completed a programme that leads to PhD study. It will suit those with a background in linguistics, English Language or related disciplines. You'll strengthen your knowledge base and research skills before embarking on writing a thesis.
Studying for an IPhD at Newcastle University offers many benefits and advantages, including:
- a track record in student satisfaction
- diverse staff expertise
- activities and events
- career development
- funding opportunities
Year one forms the taught element of the course. You will study compulsory and optional modules and select a specialist pathway. You will then complete a 60 credit independent research project (15,000 words).
Years two, three and four constitute the research based element of the course. You will write a 80,000 word thesis under the guidance and direction of two supervisors.
- Historical/diachronic linguistics
- Variationist/comparative linguistics
- Dialect syntax
- Corpus analysis
- Linguistic typology
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts.
DisciplinesLanguage Studies Languages Linguistics View 92 other PhDs in Languages in United Kingdom
- A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any discipline although a background in linguistics, English language or related discipline.
International18000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18000 GBP per year during 48 months.
EU/EEA4407 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4407 GBP per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.