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University of Nottingham: Applied Linguistics PhD

Institution University of Nottingham
Department School of English
Web http://www.nottingham.ac.uk
Study type Research

Summary

Applied Linguistics offers a fascinating opportunity to study the interaction between language and the real world.

Our staff are specialists in the areas of psycholinguistics, language development, second language acquisition and motivation theories of language learning.

We host research in discourse analysis and sociolinguistics, with particular specialisms in health communication, professional communication, and language, gender and sexuality. We are unique in offering opportunities to do research in literary linguistics, narratology and cognitive poetics.

Students will benefit from joining the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics, with a long tradition of research on language use in authentic contexts. You will have the opportunity to:

  • gain access to placement and knowledge transfer opportunities

  • join a reading group, or one of the active research groups

  • assist with live research projects

  • attend guest talks by linguistics scholars

The University of Nottingham is one of eight universities making up the AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C). The partnership provides funding and training to support the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers.

You will have access to the University of Nottingham Researcher Academy. This will provide you with a network of researchers and staff to support you during your PhD, as well as training, placement and travel opportunities.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

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