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Linguistics and English Language PhD

Linguistics and English Language PhD

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Full time | The University of Edinburgh | 3 years | SEP

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Full time


3 years

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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Linguistics English Language

Course type


Course Summary

Research profile

We have an outstanding international reputation in many areas of Linguistics and English Language research.

We can offer expert supervision across a wide range of topics, including: developmental linguistics, including first and second language acquisition; discourse Analysis; historical English linguistics, including the syntax, morphology, and phonology from the earliest periods to the present day; language evolution; linguistic fieldwork etc.

Research groups

The School has expertise in all areas of Linguistics and English Language work, represented by a number of research groups: Developmental Linguistics; English Language; Language Evolution & Computation (LEC); Language in Context; Language Variation and Change (LVC); Meaning and Grammar; Phonetics and Phonology.

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Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a related subject.