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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Linguistics

Course type

Research

Course Summary

A PhD in Applied Linguistics is offered in the School of Language Studies and Applied Linguistics. These degrees are co-ordinated by Professor Adrian Holliday, who is also Head of The Graduate School, which provides cross-institutional support and facilities for research students within an interdisciplinary community. Our PhD students range from novice to accomplished professionals or academics from across the world. Many of them are part-time students and manage to do their research while conducting busy professional schedules. Their places of work are the bases for the data collection. Many of our PhD graduates hold posts in universities in the UK, Hong Kong, Uganda, Iran, the UAE, Kuwait, Mexico, China, and the US. In a significant number of cases they have acquired university positions or promotions to senior university posts as a result of gaining their PhD. A major emphasis on critical qualitative research into social and cultural issues in language education and intercultural communication, and also interest in grammar, discourse and pragmatics.

Different course options

Full time | Canterbury Christ Church University | 3 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,327

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,160

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Student’s need a good bachelor's degree in a relevant subject; an excellent research proposal; All candidates must have successfully completed an English-medium course of study with a substantial research element. A British master’s degree is often preferred as evidence of experience in research within the British system. The majority of students in TESOL also have professional experience.

University information

Established in 1962, Canterbury Christ Church University is a modern, multi-campus University offering higher and professional education. The university has several campuses and centres which are based in Canterbury, Broadstairs, Medway and Tunbridge Wells, One of only a handful of universities in the UK to be situated in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it has a strong community of 17,000 students and 2,000 staff. They have four academic...more

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