Expected Academic Standard. 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. Ordinarily students should hold a distinction or equivalent in a master's degree, in addition to a strong honours degree in a relevant field, with clear evidence of research.
Completed applications for admission and aid, along with all supporting materials, are due December 15th.Three parts of the application are critically important: The student's academic record. Letters of recommendation submitted by persons able to describe the student's achievements and promise. Most importantly, the student's statement of purpose, which describes the intellectual issues and.
To apply for our PhD program, you will need to have completed, or be about to complete, a Master's degree in linguistics from a recognized university with an overall average of at least A-. Our PhD program is primarily intended for people interested in teaching linguistics and conducting advanced research.
The basic requirement for the PhD program is the completion of an MA in second language studies, applied linguistics, or second or foreign language education. We also welcome applicants with graduate degrees in related disciplines such as anthropology, education, modern languages, linguistics, and psychology, although some additional coursework may be needed.
Requirements for admission are flexible. Preference is normally given to candidates with a previous background in linguistics, but students with a mature interest in the field and a strong language background are encouraged to apply as well. GRE scores are required of all applicants, and are valid if taken within the last five years.
PhD Study. Our doctoral programmes have a history of outstanding, and sometimes award-winning, doctoral theses, both on our PhD Linguistics by Research Only, and on our partially taught PhD in Applied Linguistics by Thesis and Coursework.
A full time PhD is a three year programme of research and culminates in the production of a large-scale piece of written work in the form of a research thesis that should not normally exceed 80,000 words.
Required Materials. The Graduate Group in Linguistics requires the following materials as part of the applications. Each is discussed in more detail below. Academic transcripts of undergraduate courses and grades, and any previous graduate work. GRE score for the general test of the Graduate Record Exam. TOEFL score for non-native speakers of.