Developing appreciation of the experience and discursive representation of living with, or between, different cultures, identities, communities or languages is another key area of interest.
Integral to this Intercultural Research at Heriot-Watt University is our Intercultural Research Centre (IRC) which seeks to address key intercultural issues arising from the changing global context with a particular focus on comparative work emphasising the applied dimensions of culture, with "culture" defined broadly in anthropological terms
- Intangible cultural heritages
- Language policy and "new" speakers
- Multimodal translation in museum spaces
- Language brokering experiences
- Written communication in business contexts
- Uncertainty and risk in public settings / the public sphere
- Film / documentary
- Music and nostalgia
- Cultural ecology and development
- Cultural politics of the arts
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Sociology Linguistics View 82 other PhDs in Linguistics in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates. Please note that it is not necessary to have identified a potential supervisor before submitting your application.
- Students successful in obtaining a place on our PhD programme normally commence their research studies at the start of the academic year in September. However, it is possible to join the PhD programme at an agreed date during the academic year.
- Copies of full academic transcripts from all previous academic degree courses and copies of degree certificates for degrees already awarded.
- The research proposal should be around 5-8 pages long and contain as much as possible of the following: an introduction or outline of the proposed topic; a statement of objectives and/or specific research questions; a summary of some of the relevant literature which supports the research objective(s);
International15360 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15360 GBP per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA4380 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4380 GBP per year during 36 months.
- UK/EU: £2,190
- Overseas: £7,680
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