Language, Discourse and Communication, Ph.D. | King's College London | London, United Kingdom
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Language, Discourse and Communication

36 months
Duration
24360 GBP/year
6540 GBP/year
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About

The Centre for Language, Discourse & Communication (LDC) at King's College London welcomes applications for the PhD in Language, Discourse and Communication.

Overview

The Language, Discourse and Communication programme at King's College London offers you the chance to undertake a piece of research that is worthy of publication and which makes an original contribution to your field of study.

Features

  • The Centre is housed in the School of Education, Communication & Society (ECS) at King’s College London and is a globally influential centre for language research with exceptional strengths in discourse studies and sociolinguistics. 
  • The over-arching research theme in the Centre is ‘Identities and Mobilities’, which reflects its core strength in research on (multingual) identities in a variety of everyday, institutional and mediated contexts.

Programme Structure

We welcome proposals on topics within the following broad areas:

  • Discourse, interaction & identity
  • Health Communication
  • Language and mind
  • Language education
  • Language, ethnicity and social class
  • Social media and digital text

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree and a Masters degree with at least a high Merit in a subject appropriate to the research area.
  • Applicants should provide evidence of capacity to work at distinction level, and a piece of independently produced academic work (e.g. a Master’s essay/dissertation or published or unpublished paper) that has been assessed by the supervisor and admissions tutor as showing potential for doctoral level work.
  • An approved professional qualification and extensive practical experience in the relevant field may be taken into account when evaluating an application.
  • Those applying for the joint degree are encouraged to contact an academic at King's to develop research links with the partner institution.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24360 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6540 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6540 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Language, Discourse and Communication.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
18062 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
01 Sep 2024
Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (for high income countries)
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
King's College London Marshall Scholarship
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (for least developed countries and fragile states)
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
02 Jan 2025
King’s-China Scholarship Council PhD Scholarship programme (K-CSC)
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
ANID/CONICYT Becas Chile Scholarships
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Turkish Embassy - Postgraduate Funding
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
CONACyT Mexico Scholarships
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
The Egyptian Bureau for Cultural & Educational Affairs Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
FIDERH (Human Resources Development Fund), Bank of Mexico, Loan Scheme
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Higher Education Scholarships for Palestinians (HESPAL)
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Hans Rausing Scholarships
General Scholarships

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
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
28 Feb 2025
Boustany Astronomy PhD Scholarship
Merit-based

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Boustany Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Full Support for Tuition and Costs of Living- PhD Scholarship at the University of Essex
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
10 Jun 2024
GREAT Scholarship
Merit-based

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British Council - Accreditation UK
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
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
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
3000 GBP
Deadline
29 Jun 2024
The London Pass Education Scholarship
Merit-based

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Go City
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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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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