University of Edinburgh: Linguistics and English Language
|Institution||University of Edinburgh View institution profile|
|Department||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences|
We have an outstanding international reputation in many areas of Linguistics and English Language research.
We can offer expert supervision across a wide range of topics, including:
developmental linguistics, including first and second language acquisition
historical English linguistics, including the syntax, morphology, and phonology from the earliest periods to the present day
morphology, including word formation
phonetics and phonology, including diachronic phonology and the phonology of varieties of English and their history
syntax and semantics, including theoretical syntax, descriptive syntax of English, diachronic syntax and both lexical and formal semantics
various theoretical approaches to the study of language
The School has expertise in all areas of Linguistics and English Language work, represented by a number of research groups:
Language Evolution & Computation (LEC)
Language in Context
Language Variation and Change (LVC)
Meaning and Grammar
Phonetics and Phonology
Research in speech technology is carried out at the Centre for Speech Technology Research, a collaboration between the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences and Informatics.
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
|Level||SCQF Level 12|
Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.
|Location||Central area campus|
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