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.
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
Please get in touch with us should you have any questions about the programme
Funding opportunities for research students
For research students wishing to study at the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
Our research community
Our PhD students are actively encouraged to join in the regular meetings to discuss research, books and papers.