Fully funded Phd scholarship: Swansea University

Galles is now waiting for you to apply for this fantastic Phd scholarship! Translation, Corpus Linguistics, Machine Translation and Language Learning are the subject areas


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Organization: Swansea University has been at the cutting edge of research and innovation since 1920. With  a long history of working with business and industry , today their world-class research has a much wider impact across the health, wealth, culture, and well-being of the society.


Duty Station: Swansea, Galles


Open To: UK/EU candidates only


Timeframe:  Not specified

Deadline: 29 September 2019


Offer description: The current project seeks to bridge some gaps in the literature. Its first originality is to study the translation of the metaphors both in expert translators and in automatic systems. Its second originality is to use the scientific knowledge accumulated on second language acquisition to better understand the ability of professional translators to face the cultural and linguistic challenges caused by the translation of metaphors.


Qualifications: As this is a joint degree, applicants must meet the entry/funder requirements of both universities: a recognised master’s degree in Linguistics and/or Translation Studies and an appropriate English language qualification.


Wage/Fees: This scholarship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees (50% by Swansea University, 50% by Université Grenoble Alpes) and an annual stipend of £15,009 reviewed every year.

Additional funding is available from Swansea University to assist with travel, accommodation and immersive training experiences. 

Application process: please complete and submit the following documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

-Postgraduate Study Application Form

-Covering letter


-Research proposal

-Transcripts for bachelor's degree and transcript/details of grades to date for master’s degree

-English language qualification

-Copy of the French Baccalaureate or other EEA high school qualification

Useful links: 

-Official link



Contact Information: 

Dr Maria Fernandez-Parra 

(This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / +44 (0)1792 602956).


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