Linguistics and English Language

PhD Linguistics and English Language programme

Linguistics and English Language at Edinburgh has an outstanding international reputation in many areas of research

Our large and inter-disciplinary research team work on all aspects of language, from theoretical to applied linguistics. We collaborate with researchers at Edinburgh and around the world in projects covering biology, education, psychology, cognitive science, and speech and language technologies.

We are pleased to announce a number of PhD scholarships are being offered by the School. All candidates applying for this programme by the deadline will be considered

Professor Ronnie CannHead of School

Research interests

Find out about our areas of research and staff interests

When to apply

We operate a gathered field approach to PhD applications, find out how this works

Help with your application

Guidance for applicants to the PhD programme

Contact us

Please get in touch with us should you have any questions about the programme

Our research community

Our PhD students are actively encouraged to join in the regular meetings to discuss research, books and papers.

Talk series and reading groups

Fees, funding and how to apply