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Applied Linguistics with English Language Teaching PhD

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-FEB-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Research overview

Applied Linguistics offers a fascinating opportunity to study the interaction between language and the real world.

You will be supervised by our expert staff, who offer specialisms in areas including:

  • Psycholinguistics
  • Language development
  • Second language acquisition
  • Language learner psychology (including language learner anxiety, language learner motivation, and group dynamics)
  • Language teacher psychology (including teacher resilience and motivation)

Assessment

You will complete a written thesis of up to 100,000 words, with expert support and advice from your academic supervisor(s). You will also take a verbal examination called a viva voce, where you explain your project in depth to an examination panel.

Careers

This course will develop a range of key transferable skills, including: written and oral communication skills; core competencies relating to data collection and analysis; research design skills; presentation skills.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 84

    15th out of 100 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    129 62%

    26th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    4th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    146 72%

    22nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    8th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    80th

    4

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