Applications for the 2021 McIntosh-Patterson PhD Studentship are open

Application Process

Please submit the application form below with the following supporting documentation via email to  (PPLS Postgraduate Office)

  • Personal Statement
  • Research Proposal (1000 words): Guidance on how to write a proposal is available on our prospective student webpage.
  • Degree Transcripts: Please provide transcripts for both your undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. If you are currently studying please provide an interim transcript or outline of your current programme of study.
  • References: 2 x academic reference letters – can be submitted directly by referees if preferred to the

McIntosh-Patterson PhD Studentship application form

More information

The Linguistics and English Language Department’s prospective postgraduate student page has additional information on the Mac-Pat studentship and other aspects applying for doctoral studies with us.



Applications will close on Monday 14 June, 2021