Master Master of Research Scholarships in Humanities ,English Literature, History

at Northumbria University in United Kingdom

Scholarship description :
MRes Scholarships 2010-11, Northumbria University – Department of Humanities

The Department of Humanities is delighted to invite applications for 5 MRes English Literature and 5 MRes History Studentships for September 2010. Successful candidates will be awarded a full fee waiver.

The MRes is ideal preparation for students wishing to pursue doctoral studies, careers in professional research or teaching. On completion students will be well prepared to commence work on a PhD and to finish this within three years. In some cases it may be possible to fast-track through a two year PhD programme which builds on the foundations provided by the MRes.

Eligibility :
Candidates must have a minimum of a 2:1 honours degree in a relevant discipline such as BA English Literature/History. Applicants will also be required to submit a 500-word proposal followed by a formal interview. Students may apply to the programme up to and including 18 September but to be considered for the Studentships candidates must follow the procedure outlined below.

School :
Northumbria University – Department of Humanities

How to apply this scholarship :
Following applications via the Standard University Application Form students should submit a 500-word proposal outlining their research project to the relevant contact

Contact :
Department of Humanities
School of Arts & Social Sciences
Northumbria University
Lipman Building
Newcastle upon Tyne

+44 (0) 191 227 3696

Scholarship deadline :
The closing date for Studentships is 31 March 2010. Successful candidates will be informed by 1 July 2010.

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