A 1st class or high 2;1 undergraduate degree or equivalent in Psychology, Linguistics, or a related discipline is essential. A Masters in Psychology, Linguistics or related disciplines is an advantage. Applicants who are considering completing MRes prior to starting a PhD are also welcome. Some knowledge of a language other than English could also be an advantage.
This project has a Band 1 fee. Details of our different fee bands can be found on our website (View Website). For information on how to apply for this project, please visit View Website.
Informal enquiries may be made directly to the primary supervisor.
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Theakston, A. & Lieven, E. (2017) Multiunit sequences in first language acquisition In: Topics in Cognitive Science