English Applied Linguistics and TEFL/TESOL, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    2000
    Tuition (Semester)
    2000
    Tuition (Semester)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The Programme is part of the Doctoral School of Linguistics and Communication, Faculty of Humanities and it is run by members of the Departments of English Applied Linguistics and English Linguistics. This English Applied Linguistics and TEFL/TESOL programme is offered by the University of Pcs.

About

The programme provides doctoral students with insights into recent issues in applied linguistics related to TEFL/TESOL and solid knowledge of research methods in the field of social sciences, linguistics, and language pedagogy. Students will be able to synthesise theoretical and empirical studies, design, conduct, and present their own research both orally and in written form.

The programme is taught by teaching staff of the Departments of English Applied Linguistics and English Linguistics as well as guest professors from other universities.

The Programme is part of the Doctoral School of Linguistics and Communication, Faculty of Humanities and it is run by members of the Departments of English Applied Linguistics and English Linguistics. This English Applied Linguistics and TEFL/TESOL programme is offered by the University of Pécs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Applied Linguistics related to TEFL/TESOL
  • Solid knowledge of research methods
  • Social sciences
  • Linguistics
  • Language pedagogy
  • Theoretical and empirical studies

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    160

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    87

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Application procedure
  • Applicants need to submit a short research proposal and participate in an oral interview on their proposed research and previous academic work.
Language

A firm knowledge of English or German is absolutely necessary to be able to take our courses in English or in German. Concerning the international programmes offered by the University of Pécs, the English language requirement is:

B2

  • CAE (45 to 59) / FCE grade: B or C / PET Pass with distinction
  • IELTS: 6.5 to 7.0
  • TOEFL (IBT): 87 to 109
  • British General Qualifications: GCE A-level (known as A2)

C1

  • CPE (45 to 59) /CAE grade B or C / FCE grade A
  • IELTS: 7.0 to 8.0 (8.0 is borderline between C1 and C2)
  • TOEFL (IBT): 110 - 120

C2

  • CPE grade A, B or C / CAE grade A
  • IELTS: 8.0 to 9.0

Tuition Fee Per Semester

  • EUR 2000 International
  • EUR 2000 EU/EEA
  • Application fee: EUR 140

Funding

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