MPhil On Campus


Bangor University

36 months
16000 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This is a degree scheme designed for those wishing to write their thesis on the topic of bilingualism. The Bilingualism programme is offered at Bangor University.


You will receive research and transferable skills training from the University’s Graduate Training Programme. You may also attend modules on Linguistics and Bilingualism on offer. You will receive guidance from two supervisors. The Bilingualism programme is offered at Bangor University.


This is a research degree, preparing you for an academic career in Bilingualism or for other work requiring highly qualified individuals in related areas. The high level analytical and research skills acquired during this degree will increase your employability in areas such as communications, teaching, publishing, research etc.

Programme Structure

  • Year Two (Years Three and Four for part-time students)

During this year the student should aim to complete a first draft of their dissertation. An Annual review will take place in June to review progress. 

  • Year Three (Years Five and Six for part-time students)

The completed thesis should be submitted and examined during this year.

  • Length of thesis: There is no prescribed length, but the norm is between 80,000 and 100,000 words (350-400 pages).

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The University will accept applications throughout the year.


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • It is possible to join the PhD programme after successfully completing a Masters in Linguistics or related subject at Bangor or elsewhere. 
  • Applicants who do not speak English as their native language must pass the IELTS English test with a score of 6.0 in all four components. Students who have an overall score of 5.5 on the IELTS can take a summer pre-sessional course in the University’s English Language Centre for Overseas Students (ELCOS).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Bangor

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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