The School of the Arts and Humanities runs a central programme covering a range of topics from PhD skills training, to language training and writing and editing skills. If you wish, you are likely to be given the opportunity of gaining experience in small group teaching for colleges.
There may also be opportunities to gain some experience in language teaching in the Faculty.
By the end of the Linguistics - Theoretical and Applied Linguistics programme from The University of Cambridge, candidates will have acquired excellent skills, experience and knowledge to undertake postdoctoral work (research and teaching) or another related profession.
- Thesis / Dissertation
- Annual progress interviews constitute a system for the formal monitoring by the Degree Committee of the progress of all students working towards a PhD. Termly progress interviews take place in the fourth year of the PhD.
- Postgraduate students are admitted in the first instance for a probationary period during which they are not registered as a candidate for the PhD degree.
- The first-year interview is the context in which registration as a candidate for the PhD is formally considered. Satisfactory progress is a condition for being registered as a doctoral student and for remaining on the register.
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesLanguage Studies Languages Linguistics View 94 other PhDs in Languages in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Two academic references
- Evidence of competence in English
- Research proposal
- Sample of work
- Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK Masters (Distinction).
- If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country.
International25758 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25758 GBP per year during 36 months.
National8844 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8844 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Cambridge
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Due for update
Updated over a year ago
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