Information for current postgraduate students

Postgraduate handbooks

 Current year:

This handbook covers all Taught Masters programmes.

This handbook covers all Research programmes (PhD and MA by Research).


Previous years:




Modules and timetabling

Forms and documents

Resources for all postgraduate students

Resources for research students

  • First-year doctoral seminar
    A series of weekly meetings for students in the Language & Linguistic Science department, running over three terms, at which beginning PhD students discuss the stages of research.
  • Skills training for research students
    The University offers a wide range of research training opportunities to complement the more discipline-specific provision in departments.
  • The York Graduate Research School
    Provides a range of information for Research Students across the university

Other resources

Who to contact

  • Heather Marsden
    Chair of Graduate School Board and Graduate Board of Examiners
  • Paul Foulkes
    MSc Programme Leader and MA Phonetics and Phonology Programme Leader
  • George Tsoulas
    MA Comparative Syntax and Semantics Programme Leader and MA in Linguistics Programme Leader
  • Nino Grillo
    MA in Psycholinguistics Programme Leader
  • Claire Childs
    MA in Sociolinguistics Programme Leader
  • Kobin Kendrick
    Masters Research Training Seminar Coordinator
  • Tamar Keren-Portnoy
    First-year Doctoral Seminar Coordinator

International Students


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