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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Stirling

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    36 months

Course summary

Overview

This PhD course is entirely dedicated to TESOL Research. This doctorate will be of interest to those who have a background in languages, linguistics, applied linguistics, or a related field as well as to language teaching practitioners who have a keen interest in research.

This course will develop your research skills and set you on the path to becoming an autonomous researcher. The PhD is a significant qualification which will mark you out as an expert researcher in the field of teaching English to speakers of other languages. You’ll achieve new skills in understanding complex matters, sharpen your problem-solving abilities, increase your confidence as a researcher and expand your knowledge of the field while also enjoying the PhD experience.

By graduation you’ll be a well-rounded professional researcher who:

  • has knowledge of the wider educational field
  • is proficient in the use of both quantitative and qualitative methods
  • has the skills needed to research any area within TESOL
  • is able to make a contribution to scholarly knowledge and professional practice

Teaching

The taught modules in this ground-breaking PhD in TESOL Research course are delivered on a face-to-face and blended basis. The delivery style such as lectures, workshops and student presentations are carefully selected to suit the module content and your needs.

TESOL students are invited to join the Faculty’s Educational Practice/Theory Research Group and the TESOL Researcher Development Group. TESOL doctoral students are also invited to our English Language Teaching and Research (ELTR) events, which are delivered by leading researchers and professionals.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 47,795per 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 Stirling

  • University League Table

    38th

  • Campus address

    University of Stirling, Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 84

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    185 89%

    4th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    4th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    69th

    3

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