15 MRes Scholarships in Humanities 2010-11, Northumbria University, UK

Started by sparrow, Feb 26, 2010, 12:00 AM


The Department of Humanities is delighted to invite applications for 15 MRes Studentships in 2010, as part of its annual Postgraduate Awards Scheme. Successful candidates will be awarded a full fee waiver, available from September 2010.

The MRes degrees are ideal preparation for students wishing to pursue doctoral studies, careers in professional research or teaching. The programmes are available for study over one-year full-time, with a part-time option. 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.

To be considered for entry onto the programme your application must be submitted on the Standard University Application Form.

Candidates must have a minimum of a 2:1 honours degree in a relevant discipline such as BA English Literature or 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 18th September but to be considered for the Studentships candidates must follow the procedure outlined below.

To be considered for the Studentships:
Following applications via the Standard University Application Form students should submit a 500-word proposal outlining their research project to the relevant contact:

MRes in English Literature: Professor Richard Terry at richard.terry@northumbria.ac.uk
MRes in History: Professor Don Macraild at don.macraild@northumbria.ac.uk

The closing date for proposals is 31 March 2010. Successful candidates will be informed by 1st July 2010.

For more information: 15 MRes Scholarships in Humanities 2010-11, Northumbria University, UK