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Best 2 Doctorate Programs in English 2019

A Doctor of Philosophy degree, short Ph.D is an advanced academic degree earned in various fields, signifying major interests and accomplishments in research.

Doctoral Degree in English

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Lingnan University

Contemporary English Studies is one exciting area of teaching and research. The Department of English offers an Honours Degree programme and a postgraduate programme in C ... [+]

PhD in English

Duration: 3 or 4 years (Full-time)

Place: Hong Kong

Contemporary English Studies is one exciting area of teaching and research. The Department of English offers a Honours Degree programme and a postgraduate programme in English Studies. For us, English Studies embraces the study of Contemporary Literature in English, Applied Linguistic Studies and Language Studies. We recognise English as an international discourse or lingua franca, no longer a literature and language belonging to Britain and North America.

Our departmental research interests include:

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Semiotics Metaphor Theory

Applied Linguistics

Sociolinguistics English in Hong Kong World Englishes and English as a Lingua Franca Digital Literacies Discourse Analysis and Multimodal Discourse Analysis Second Language Pronunciation ... [-]
Hong Kong Tuen Mun
September 2019
Full-time
30 - 72 months
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

Students accepted for this course are required to research, write and present a full thesis (approximately 220 pages), which contributes new knowledge to the field of Eng ... [+]

Students accepted for this course are required to research, write and present a full thesis (approximately 220 pages), which contributes new knowledge to the field of English Studies. Specialist supervision is available in the following areas of study: South/African Literary Studies and Post Colonialism; Text Editing; Medieval, Renaissance and Romantic Studies; and Contemporary Fiction

Admission requirements

A Master’s Degree in English is required. Admission to the Doctoral Degree must be approved by the Chairperson of the Department.

Contact details

Name: Prof Karen Scherzinger Tel: 011 559 2493 / Email: kscherzinger@uj.ac.za

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South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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