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Linguistics and English Language, Integrated PhD

Newcastle University

48 months
Duration
18000 GBP/year
4407 GBP/year
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About

Our Linguistics and English Language, Integrated PhD (IPhD) at the Newcastle University combines taught modules with original research. You will develop knowledge and expertise in linguistics and English language. You will also gain detailed knowledge and experience of research methods and research management.

Overview

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. 

Key facts:

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. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historical/diachronic linguistics
  • Variationist/comparative linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Grammaticalization
  • Dialect syntax
  • Corpus analysis
  • Linguistic typology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any discipline although a background in linguistics, English language or related discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4407 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4407 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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