MPhil and PhD Opportunities
We invite enquiries from students wishing to carry out research in language and communication, including research with children or adults who have communication impairments.
The results of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) confirm the Department's status as a world class centre for the study of Human Communication Sciences with 60% of its research graded in the top 4* (world leading) and 3* (internationally excellent) categories.
We have strong research links with other University of Sheffield departments, including Psychology, Nursing, Chemical and Process Engineering, English Language and Linguistics and Computer Science.
Each year we host a conference for our post-graduate research students. Here they can present their work, meet up with each other and with academic staff, and share research ideas. Students can elect to present a poster or an oral presentation. The event gives our students invaluable experience in talking to others about their work
What our students say
Important points to consider
Have you seen the Department Staff List, which shows the names and interests of supervisory staff? Can you identify a potential supervisor?
Applications are welcome from recent graduates in relevant disciplines (eg. linguistics, speech and language pathology, psychology, education), and from experienced practitioners, including speech and language therapists and teachers.
email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Click on the links on the right of this page to find out more information about post-graduate research opportunities at Sheffield.
For applicants with disabilities you can find a range of useful information at the University of Sheffield's Disability & Dyslexia Support Service.