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PhD in Linguistics

Our PhD in Linguistics programme, which is offered on both a part-time and a full-time basis, is aimed at students with a substantial background in a subject related to Linguistics or Human Language Technology who wish to establish an expertise in their area of interest.

For this research-based course, successful candidates are typically first enrolled for an MPhil and can progress to PhD status following a successful evaluation at the end of their 1st (if studying full-time) or 2nd (if studying part-time) year of study.

The regulations governing the PhD in Linguistics, including details of the procedure for transferring after the first year, can be found here.


How to apply

Applications for our PhD programme can be made electronically through the University of Malta Admissions page. However, prospective students are advised to get in touch with some potential supervisor(s) at the Institute in order to discuss their research topic and proposal prior to submitting their application. 

Procedures for examination of PhDs

This document specifies the procedure followed within the Institute of Linguistics in the setting up of examination committees for doctoral candidates. 

Linguistics Circle (06 Dec)
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Date: Wednesday 6th December 2017 at 12:00 hrs

Venue: GW164

Change in Name
As of April 2017, the Institute has officially changed its name to Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology.

Class timetables are now available from this page.

For study-units LIN1063, LIN1065, LIN2013 and LIN5063, please click on this page to check the Academic English timetable.

Ethical approval
Deadlines for submission of ethical approval forms to the Institute Research Ethics Committee are now available on the Research page.
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Post of Part Time Research Support Officer I, II or III
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