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Linguistics & Classics PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 42 Linguistics & Classics PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Embarking on a PhD in Linguistics and Classics is an enriching journey into the heart of human communication and the foundational texts and languages of ancient civilizations. These advanced degrees offer a unique opportunity for candidates to explore the intricacies of language structure, history, and use, while also delving into the literature, culture, and society of antiquity.

Through PhDs in Linguistics and Classics, students combine rigorous analysis of linguistic phenomena with a deep understanding of classical texts, contributing to our comprehension of the ancient world and its lasting influence on modern languages and cultures. This path is not merely academic; it’s a pursuit to preserve and illuminate the complexities of human expression across time and space.

Why complete a PhD in Linguistics and Classics?

A PhD in Linguistics and Classics provides an unparalleled opportunity to contribute to two intersecting fields through original research. These programmes empower candidates to tackle complex questions about language development, syntax, phonology, and semantics alongside studies on classical literature, mythology, and historical texts.

By integrating linguistic methodologies with classical studies, researchers gain a comprehensive understanding of the evolution of language and its role in historical contexts, allowing for nuanced insights into ancient civilizations and their legacies. This interdisciplinary approach enriches doctoral research, fostering a broader perspective on the interconnectedness of language, culture, and history.

In terms of employment, earning a PhD in Linguistics and Classics opens up diverse career pathways. In academia, graduates can influence future students through teaching and research, contributing to the advancement of knowledge in both disciplines.

Beyond the university setting, PhD holders are well-positioned for roles in cultural heritage organisations, publishing, and educational content development, where their expertise in ancient languages and cultures is invaluable. The analytical, research, and communication skills honed during these programmes also make graduates attractive candidates for positions in linguistics technology, such as natural language processing and computational linguistics, bridging the gap between ancient wisdom and modern technological applications.

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Critical, Decolonial and Neurodiversity Affirming Appproaches in Studying Communication and Disability

This project focuses on examining language, communication and disability from a critical and decolonial perspective. Specifically, the project uses an intersectionality approach in understanding the construction of disability and the impact of such construction on labelled children. Read more

Swansea University International Postgraduate Research Excellence Scholarships 2024

The Swansea University International Postgraduate Research Excellence Scholarship (SUIPRES) is a competitively awarded scholarship scheme open to overseas PhD and Professional Doctorate applicants, who are eligible for the international rate of tuition fees and can demonstrate excellence in academic achievement. Read more

Postgraduate Research Opportunities in Education

About the School of Education. The School of Education is recognised as one of the very best in the UK for its research and teaching excellence, with 81% of our research deemed 'world-leading' and 'internationally excellent' by the Research Excellence Framework in 2021. Read more

PhD programmes in Liberal Arts

Mary Immaculate College (MIC) offers a diverse suite of postgraduate programmes in Liberal Arts to masters and doctoral level. Be part of an innovative and creative learning environment with student supports, graduate skills training and a range of financial supports. Read more

PhD Studentship (3 years): Investigating the effective use of materials in primary English language classrooms

Applications are invited for a three-year PhD studentship, supported by the College of Business and Social Sciences to be undertaken within the Department of English, Languages and Applied Linguistics at Aston University. Read more

Funded Studentship for Applicants with a Link to Cumbria (KEN24/MPEE/HOWATSON)

This opportunity is only available to students classed as UK students. International students are not eligible. Northumbria University is delighted to offer fully-funded three year studentships specific to applicants who have a link to Cumbria. Read more

UCL SECReT: The International Training Centre for Security and Crime Research Degrees

UCL's Security Science Doctoral Research Training Centre (UCL SECReT) was founded in 2009 with support from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (ESRC) and an array of public and private sector organisations working in crime reduction security and law enforcement. Read more

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