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Expertise of research area
bi/multilingualism; discourse analysis; language acquisition; language contact and change; morpho-syntax; pragmatics; psycholinguistics; sociolinguistics; speech processing

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We offer research supervision in major areas within the language sciences.

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<p>Linguistics at the University of Leeds is part of the <a href="">School of Languages, Cultures and Societies</a>.</p> <p>We offer research supervision in major areas within the language sciences, with particular strengths in bi/multilingualism, language acquisition, speech processing, psycholinguistics, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, language contact and change, morpho-syntax and pragmatics.&nbsp;</p> <p>For more information, please refer to the individual staff research pages to see if your proposed topic aligns with our individual expertise. The admissions officer will be able to decide on the suitability of the research project and the availability of supervision only after the applicant has produced a research proposal.</p> <p>Please note Linguistics &amp; Phonetics staff cannot support projects focusing on the pedagogical aspects of language learning and teaching.</p>

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<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made <a href="">online</a>. Please state clearly that the research area you are interested in.</p> <p>See the <a href="">School website for more details on how to apply</a>.</p> <p>If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the University&#39;s minimum English language requirements (below).</p> <p><em>As an international research-intensive university, we welcome students from all walks of life and from across the world. We foster an inclusive environment where all can flourish and prosper, and we are proud of our strong commitment to student education. Across all Faculties we are dedicated to diversifying our community and we welcome the unique contributions that individuals can bring, and particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community, people who identify as LGBT+ and people with disabilities. Applicants will always be selected based on merit and ability.</em></p>

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<p>For further information please contact the Graduate School Office<br /> e:&nbsp;<a href="" rel="noreferrer noopener" target="_blank"></a>&nbsp;</p>

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