The Department is able to nominate students for the AHRC TECHNE studentship competition. Information about applying for an AHRC TECHNE studentship and an application form can be found on the College AHRC web page. More information about the TECHNE Doctoral Training Partnership is on the TECHNE website.
Royal Holloway also has a number of College Studentships available. Please note that students who apply for a TECHNE award will be considered automatically for a College Scholarship.
Note that the deadline for Techne and College applications with the School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Royal Holloway is Monday 16th January at 4pm (references must be received by 29thJanuary).
TECHNE is led by Royal Holloway. The other member institutions are: Brighton, Kingston, Roehampton, University of the Arts London, Royal College of Art and Surrey. TECHNE’s vision is to produce highly motivated scholars prepared for careers inside and outside of academia. TECHNE has 14 organisational partners which include the Barbican, The National Archives, Natural History Museum, Museum of London, BFI and Science Museum.
Current research expertise in the School includes: Animal Studies, Ecocriticism and the Anthropocene, Translation, Gender Studies, Trauma Studies, Critical and Cultural Theory, and Globalisation and Consumer Culture. We strongly encourage interdisciplinary projects.
For more information visit our website or contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Dr Sarah Wright sarah.wright-at-rhul.ac.uk
or the postgraduate administrator Ann Hobbs a.hobbs-at-rhul.ac.uk.
Masters by Research fee waiver: Funding for Master of Arts by Research in French, German, Hispanic Studies, Italian and Comparative Literature and Culture in the School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures. The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures is pleased to invite applications for Master of Arts by Research fee waiver (equivalent to a fee waiver at home/EU rate) and bursaries of £1000 (note that these may not be awarded concurrently).
This is a flexible programme offering in-depth, directed research on a topic of your choice which will allow you to gain new insights in critical and literary theory, literature, continental philosophy, film, cultural studies or the visual arts in Comparative Literature and Culture, French, German, Hispanic Studies or Italian. You will receive one-to-one supervision, feedback and support but also benefit from a taught course to hone your skills in critical analysis. As a postgraduate student at Royal Holloway, you will join an energetic research community with the opportunity for personal and research development training.
For more information, contact the Director of Graduate Studies Dr Sarah Wright (sarah.wright-at-rhul.ac.uk) or the Postgraduate Administrator Ann Hobbs (A.Hobbs-at-rhul.ac.uk).
Previous knowledge of a language is not always necessary. For more information, and for guidelines on submitting a research proposal, visit here.
Deadline for applications: 20th February 2017 at 4pm.