A range of post-graduate studentships (called graduate fellowships in US) are available for 2016-17 entry at the Centre for Language Discourse & Communication at King’s College London, offering supervision in text, discourse & narrative analysis, pragmatics, linguistic ethnography, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, applied, educational, cognitive and corpus linguistics:
• Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) Studentships (deadline: 29 January 2016). These cover sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, interactional discourse analysis, linguistic ethnography, areas of applied linguistics, computational linguistics, educational linguistics and language & literacy education. Candidates can apply either for a three year PhD Studentship or for a four year Studentship which involves a one year MA and a three year PhD.
• Arts & Humanities Research Council/London Arts & Humanities Partnership (AHRC/LAHP) Studentships (deadline: 29 January 2016). This covers research on linguistic structure, history, theory and description, including stylistics, discourse analysis, pragmatics, corpus studies, translation, and some areas of applied linguistics. Studentships last three years.
• Studentships administered by the King’s College Graduate School.
To apply, you should have excellent qualifications, as well as clear research idea if you are applying for a three year PhD award. It is important to identify and contact a potential supervisor as soon as possible, referring to our webpages, and you also need to submit an ordinary admissions application.