Linguistics - Research

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Linguistics - Research
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 104876 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral at UK Level 8  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters PhD
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date

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Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.

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Duration 3 years.

Mode of study / duration
Registration is on a full-time or part-time basis, under the direction of a supervisory team appointed by the University. You will be expected to submit your thesis at the end of three years of full-time registration for PhD, or two years for MPhil (or part-time equivalent).
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Entry Requirements

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A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. While a Master's degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) is not essential, it is desirable and applicants withou...

Course Content

The study of language is fundamental to the research environment across the School of Arts, English and
Languages, where various linguistic approaches are taken to varieties of English, French, Spanish, Irish,
Arabic and more.


Research Areas Research information

Research Impact
The last UK Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) graded over 80% of our research activity as
'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent’. While our Modern Languages department is 3rd in the UK
for its research intensity, our English department is rated by QS as being in the world’s top-100.
Assessment Method

Expand+Assessment processes for the Research Degree differ from taught degrees. Students will be expected to present drafts of their work at regular intervals to their supervisor who will provide written and oral feedback; a formal assessment process takes ...

Careers or Further Progression

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Employment after the Course
For further information on career development opportunities at PhD level please contact the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Career Development Team on / +44 28 90975175.


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Dr Marc Richards
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