Linguistics: ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership PhD Studentships

  • Phd
  • Tuition fee + £14,296 per annum
  • 1 February 2017

The Centre for Language and Communication Research (CLCR) at Cardiff University and the Language Research Centre (LRC) at Swansea University, supported by the ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership for Wales (Wales DTP), invite applications for PhD study in Linguistics, with the possibility of being awarded a fully-funded ESRC DTP Studentship, available to start in October 2017. The awards are available on either a 1+3 or +3 basis.


Applications are invited from exceptional candidates with a first class or strong upper second class honours degree, or Master’s degree in a relevant subject area.
The Wales DTP values diversity and equality at all levels and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We welcome applications for both full and part-time study, and studentships are available as either ‘1+3’ (i.e. one full time year of research training Master's followed by three years of full-time doctoral study, or the part-time equivalent), or ‘+3’ (i.e. three years of full-time doctoral study or its part-time equivalent), depending on the needs of the applicant.
Due to funding restrictions, this studentship is available to UK/EU students only


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The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend of £14,296 p.a.
An additional research training support grant of £750 will also be available. There are other opportunities and benefits available to studentship holders, including an overseas fieldwork allowance (if applicable), internship opportunities and overseas institutional visits.


To apply for a studentship, you must firstly submit a completed application form for admission to doctoral study at Swansea University.

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