We're identifying how language is used in different ways such as to express ideas and empower the marginalised, and exploring how technology is changing the international translation industry.
What can a postgraduate research degree do for my career?
Once you complete your Languages and Linguistics research at University of Portsmouth , you'll be a highly-skilled researcher with the knowledge and skills to make an impact in many different industries.
Your postgraduate research qualification demonstrates to potential employers that you're an intelligent, capable and motivated person, with provable abilities and experience in critical thinking, problem-solving, project management, communication, leadership and creativity.
Support and facilities
When you join us, you'll be supported by our Graduate School, alongside your assigned supervisory team, who'll help you get the most from our facilities. The Graduate School will help you become part of our thriving, collaborative research community, and help grow your skills as a researcher through the Graduate School Development Programme, which offers training, workshops and events.
You can use our site licences for Sketch Engine and Lexis Nexis. You can also access our Televic Interpreter Training Suite, which includes specialist tools for professional simultaneous and consecutive interpreting.
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- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We accept applications all year round, but we suggest applying 2–3 months before your chosen start date – so for a February start, you should apply in the preceding November, and for an October start, you should apply by May or June. If you can't apply that far in advance, don't worry – we'll do our best to process later applications too.
DisciplinesLanguage Studies Languages Linguistics View 369 other Masters in Linguistics in United Kingdom
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The entry requirements for a PhD, MPhil or Professional Doctorate include a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, or a master’s degree in an appropriate subject. Equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications may be considered.
All applicants are subject to interview.
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International14300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14300 GBP per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA4327 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4327 GBP per year during 24 months.
- Home/EU/CI part-time students: £2,164 p/a
- International part-time students: £7,150 p/a
Living costs for Portsmouth
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.