The registration period for a PhD programme is three years full-time and six years part-time. PhD candidates may have an additional (writing-up) period of up to one year after the expiry of their registration.
The Department invites applications for the PhD in Linguistics in any of the main areas of research in which the department is active:
Applications for our PhD progammes are made through the 'Select' online admissions system. There are more details on the application process and the online form on the Postgraduate Admissions website.
When you submit an online application, you will need to include details of your previous study and provide full transcripts of results. You will also need to provide the contact details for two academic referees. Candidates whose first language is not English must supply evidence that they meet our English Language Requirements. In addition, you must provide a detailed Research Proposal.
Who to contact
- Prof Peter Sells
PhD Admissions Tutor
Working closely with other academics in the department has been the best part of my PhD so far, as I have learnt a lot about what it means to have an academic career.
Carla, PhD in Linguistics
Apply for PhD in Linguistics
Click here to apply online for the PhD in Linguistics