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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Fully Funded International Master and PhD Positionsin UK, 2018

The Lancaster University is offering a number of faculty postgraduate placements for international students. These opportunities are available for students wishing to study for a master or PhD degree within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

The Lancaster University, also officially known as the University of Lancaster, is a public research university in Lancaster, Lancashire, England.

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Applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide a valid English language test certificate such as IELTS, Pearson Test of English, Academic, (PTE) or Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE).

Description:  

  • Applications deadline: March 2, 2018
  • Course Level: The studentships are available to pursue to undertake a masters programme followed by a PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: The studentships are awarded within the faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Applications for bursaries can be made in the following disciplines in the postgraduate study:
  • Art | Creative Writing | Criminology | Design | English Language | English Literature | Environment, Culture & Society | Languages & Cultures | Film | Gender & Women’s Studies | History | Law | Linguistics | Media & Cultural Studies | Music | Philosophy | Politics | Religious Studies | Social Anthropology | Social Work | Sociology | Theatre Studies.
  • Award: A variety of financial aid positions will be awarded up to the level of a fees bursary plus £15,000 maintenance.
  • Nationality: UK/EU and overseas students
  • Number of Awards: Variety of opportunities are available.
  • The award can be taken in the UK

Eligibility::

Eligible Countries: UK/EU and overseas students are eligible to apply for this application programme.

Entrance Requirements: All full-time and part-time students with an offer of a place of study

Faculty Research Scholarships 2018-2019

The terms of the award are as follows:

  • Award holders must be registered on a doctoral programme in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Where an applicant has been made a conditional offer of a place on a programme, any award will be conditional upon the programme conditions being met.
  • Faculty Research The studentships are made subject to continuing satisfactory progress and may be withdrawn at any time if progress is deemed to be unsatisfactory.
  • financial aid positions will not be paid to holders of UK Research Council studentships, or the equivalent thereof. The Faculty reserves the right to withhold the unpaid portion of any bursary in the event that the holder succeeds in securing alternative external funding at any time during the period covered by the award.
  • Award holders will normally be required to undertake work in their Department, as a condition of their award. This varies depending on the level of support:
  • Fees only award Zero hours per week
  • Fees plus £5,000 up to 3 hours per week
  • Fees plus £5,000 <up to 6 hours per week
  • Applicants wishing to defer the start of their programme must apply in writing to the Associate Dean for Postgraduate Studies for permission to do so.  Any deferral beyond January 2019 will result in the loss of the award for that academic year.
  • If an applicant is unable to take up their award in the year in which it was awarded, it will be rescinded and they will have to re-apply to the competition in the following year, should an award be available. Applicants should inform the Faculty Postgraduate Admissions Office of their decision at the earliest possible stage, in writing, by letter or e-mail.
  • Students who withdraw or are excluded from their programme of study after registration will be liable to pay back a proportion of their maintenance award. This amount will be calculated on a pro-rata basis.

Faculty 1+3 Scholarships 2018

The terms of the award are as follows:

  • Award holders must be registered on a Masters programme and hold an offer to study on a PhD programme, both within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Where an applicant has been made a conditional offer of a place on a programme, any award will be conditional upon the programme conditions being met.
  • 1+3 Awards are made subject to continuing satisfactory progress and may be withdrawn at any time if progress is deemed to be unsatisfactory.
  • financial aid positions will not be paid to holders of UK Research Council studentships or the equivalent thereof. The Faculty reserves the right to withhold the unpaid portion of any bursary in the event that the holder succeeds in securing alternative external funding at any time during the period covered by the award.
  • Award holders will normally be required to undertake work in their Department, as a condition of their award. This varies depending on the level of support:
  • Fees only award Zero hours per week
  • Fees plus £5,000 up to 3 hours per week
  • Fees plus £5,000 < up to 6 hours per week
  • This award must be taken up in the year in which it is awarded. Applicants who wish to defer the start of their studies to the following academic year will not be able to retain the award and will have to re-apply to the competition in the following year, should an award be available. Applicants should inform the Faculty Postgraduate Admissions Office of their decision at the earliest possible stage, in writing, by letter or e-mail.
  • Students who withdraw or are excluded from their programme of study after registration will be liable to pay back a proportion of their maintenance award. This amount will be calculated on a pro-rata basis.

Faculty MA Scholarships 2018

The terms of the award are as follows:

  • Award holders must be registered on a Masters programme in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Where an applicant has been made a conditional offer of a place on a programme, any award will be conditional upon the programme conditions being met.
  • financial aid positions will not be paid to holders of UK Research Council studentships or the equivalent thereof. The Faculty reserves the right to withhold the unpaid portion of any bursary in the event that the holder succeeds in securing alternative external funding at any time during the period covered by the award.
  • Awards are made subject to continuing satisfactory progress as a Masters student and may be withdrawn at any time if progress is deemed to be unsatisfactory.
  • This award must be taken up in the year in which it is awarded. Applicants who wish to defer the start of their studies to the following academic year will not be able to retain the award and will have to re-apply to the competition in the following year, should an award be available. Applicants should inform the Faculty Postgraduate Admissions Office of their decision at the earliest possible stage, in writing, by letter or e-mail.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide a valid English language test certificate such as IELTS, Pearson Test of English, Academic, (PTE) or Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE).

postgraduate placements

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Applicants should be submitted via email.

Faculty Web page

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