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

Postgraduate Virtual Open Days, 09 - 11 November 2021

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Join us 09 - 11 November for our Postgraduate Virtual Open Days, an exciting programme of events for anyone considering postgraduate study at the University of Edinburgh.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Days, 09 - 11 November 2021

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.

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

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