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Level: PhD
Duty: Research
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics
Application Deadline: 31-Jul-2013
Supporting Institution: National Institute of Education (Nanyang Technological University)
Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice
LL Issue: 24.2844
Posted: 12-Jul-2013
Support Description: The Centre for Research in Pedagogy & Practice, National Institute of Education, Singapore has vacancies for students interested in pursuing a PhD or a Master by research. The Centre's supervisory interests include educationally relevant research in language and literacy. Interested applicants are invited to submit an application directly to the Office of Graduate Studies & Professional Learning (GPL). Applicants are however advised to contact a potential supervisor before making a formal application. Qualified candidates may be eligible for financial support in the form of scholarships. Admission is in August or January each year. For the January 2014 intake, the application deadline is July 31, 2013. For general inquiries about entry requirements, scholarships, and instructions on submitting an application, please visit http://www.nie.edu.sg/jan2014/index.html. For supervisory interests at the Centre for Research in Pedagogy & Practice, please visit the following page (scroll to 'Linguistics'): http://www.nie.edu.sg/centre-research-pedagogy-practice-crpp/supervisory-interest The National Institute of Education is an autonomous institute within the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Its Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice is the largest education research centre in Asia.
Application Web Address: https://isaac.nie.edu.sg/Account/ApplicantLogOn
Contact Information: Dr. Shouhui Zhao shouhui.zhao@nie.edu.sg