12 months full time; 24 months part time
Fees per academic year 2013-14
This programme prepares candidates for doctoral degrees.
It also provides research training and interdisciplinary insights into the study of applied linguistics according to the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) postgraduate training guidelines.
Assessment is by course work associated with each of the taught modular courses, including short class tests and submitted work.
The research project comprises a portfolio of critical reviews of literature, case reports, pilot experiments or draft conference/journal articles or a dissertation.
An upper-second-class Honours degree in linguistics or a language-related subject. A masters degree in subjects related to languages, linguistics and education is normally also expected. Work experience in a language-related profession is desirable, although not essential.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other sub-sections, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based), or equivalent.
Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.
Visit our postgraduate application site.
There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2013 entry should apply by Friday 12 July 2013 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place.
Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.
For further information please contact:
Degree Programme Secretary
School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 222 6569
This programme is within the subject area of Linguistics, Speech and Language Sciences.