Students preparing for the PhD in Linguistics usually take an MA in Anthropological Linguistics, Bilingualism, Cognitive Linguistics, or Linguistics, first, either at Bangor or elsewhere.
Linguistics with specialisms in:
- Cognitive Linguistics
- Forensic Linguistics
The Linguistics programme is offered at Bangor University.
- 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).
- 36 months
- 60 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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The University will accept applications throughout the year.
DisciplinesLanguage Studies Languages Linguistics View 88 other PhDs in Linguistics in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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).
International15500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15500 GBP per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA4500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Bangor
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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