Translation PhD - 2019 Entry
Full time 36 Month(s)
We warmly welcome enquiries from appropriately qualified applicants who are keen to register for doctoral research in any of the areas covered by our staff expertise in Translation and related areas.
Whilst the programme is predominantly research based, students are supported with access to a selection of taught courses providing skills in many areas of research, including the core module, ‘Research Skills for Modern Linguists’. This provision ensures that our postgraduate students extend their knowledge beyond the focus of their thesis, and possess a wide range of skills to aid employability.
PhD students in the Department of Languages and Cultures are supported by two supervisors and are fully integrated into the research culture of the Department. They are expected to attend and present their work at postgraduate research seminars, and have representation on relevant departmental committees.
Master’s Degree: Master’s degree or equivalent in Languages
Undergraduate Degree: 2:1 (Hons) degree (UK or equivalent) in languages
If you have studied outside of the UK, you can check your qualifications here: International Qualifications
As part of your application you will also need to provide
- A viable research proposal
English Language: IELTS - Overall score of at least 6.5, with no individual element below 5.5
We consider tests from other providers, which can be found here: English language requirements
If your score is below our requirements we may consider you for one of our pre-sessional English language programmes
Pre-sessional English language programmes available:
4 Week Overall score of at least 6.0, with no individual element below 5.5
10 Week Overall score of at least 5.5, with no individual element below 5.0
Longer pre-sessional programmes are available, please contact the Admissions Office for further information
Further information: For more information about the areas of research offered within the department of Languages and Cultures please visit our webpages http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/languages-and-cultures/postgraduate/study-for-a-phd/
If you submit a PhD application please include the names of any potential supervisors and any associated correspondence that you have received from them
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