English Language & Linguistics

Postgraduate studies

English Language & Linguistics (ELL) offers both research and teaching postgraduate degrees. Our student benefit from training by enthusiastic and dedicated staff with expertise in a variety of areas of linguistics, from formal to quantitative and experimental fields. The Department runs the Centre for Language and Linguistics which runs an active programme of events throughout the year.

ELL postgraduate students also benefit from excellent library facilities, a well-equipped Linguistics Lab, an ELL-specific induction day, peer-mentoring (in addition to pastoral care and research supervision by staff) and an departmental events that provide staff and students with opportunities to participate in and promote their research, from attending and presenting at CLL events like linglunch to taking part in ELL's annual Research Day.

If you are considering applying to do a research degree with us, please feel free to contact any members of staff whose interests are close to your own. For more details of staff research please see our staff profiles page.


English Language & Linguistics, School of European Culture and Languages, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

Enquiries: +44(0)1227 823638 or email English Language & Linguistics

Last Updated: 17/02/2016