48 months full time
Fees per academic year 2013-14
UK and EU: full time £4,320
International: full time £10,840
More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.
This programme aims to help you achieve a critical conceptual understanding of practice, thought, evidence and theory relating to recent developments in language teaching and learning and to other areas of applied linguistics and communication studies, and to apply this professionally.
Unlike many other British research degrees, the Integrated PhD in Education and Communication has a substantial taught and assessed component, as well as a supervised, research-based study element.
This programme is aimed at senior professionals in education and other professional fields, who seek an advanced theoretical and analytical basis for application in their professional practice, for example, health and social care or resource management.
A Master’s degree in a relevant subject, or entry via the MA in Applied Linguistics Research or MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL. Some relevant work experience is desirable but not essential. Candidates must submit a 1,000 word research proposal and a current CV.
To be eligible for doctoral study an applicant must normally possess a 2.1 Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and a Master’s qualification relevant to the subject area.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 overall with minimum 6.5 in writing and minimum 6.0 in other sub-skills, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based) or 577 (paper-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
International students - University scholarships.
International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.
Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.
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 and 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:
School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 222 6569