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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of York

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JUL-21, OCT-21, JAN-22, APR-22, JUL-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

While the majority of your time is spent conducting your own research, you are also part of the life and culture of the Department.

In year 1 you undertake research training with your fellow students and staff, giving you invaluable insights into academic and research life as well as helping you to develop both general and subject-specific research skills. You might also audit some Masters-level classes to enhance your knowledge and skills. This training programme is designed at an individual level in consultation with the supervisor(s).

Throughout your three years you also engage with other researchers through Departmental seminars, activities organised by research groups, specialised training events, conferences, and collaborative events with national or international research partners.

You have access to top quality research facilities. We have dedicated laboratories for psycholinguistics (including eye tracking equipment, head turn facility, e-prime, Matlab) and forensic speech science (providing access to authentic forensic case materials, automatic speech recognition software, and speech analysis software). We also have a brand new professional-level recording suite. All postgraduates in Language and Linguistic Science have access to the facilities available in the Humanities Research Centre.

Your research progress is monitored through regular meetings with your supervisor(s), biannual meetings of your full thesis advisory panel, and a formal review each year with an independent progression panel.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,750per 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 York

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching delivered by leading academics, integrated with award-winning employability programmes, equips students for the international labour market.
A diverse campus community of students from over 150 countries that offers a lifelong global alumni network.
Specialist international student support includes orientation, immigration advice, Language Skills Centres, and International Pathway College programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    145 70%

    12th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    17th

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