MRes Scholarships in History and English Literature at the Northumbria University, UK.
Open to: BA English Literature, History or a relevant discipline
Fund: Full fee waiver
The Department of Humanities invites 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 good 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.
MRes in English Literature
Available in the following areas: Early Modern Literature; Literature and Politics, especially in the Civil War Period; Eighteenth-Century Studies; Romantic and Victorian Literature; Modernist Studies/Contemporary Cultures; Literature and Gender; Literature and Science (including Medicine).
Available in the following areas of strength: International and Transnational History, including Atlantic History and the History of Diasporas; Early Modern Mediterranean Cultural History; Labour History.
Candidates must have a minimum of a 2:1 honours degree in a relevant discipline such as BA English Literature or History.
To be considered for entry onto the programme your application must be submitted on the Standard University Application Form. Applicants will also be required to submit a 500-word proposal followed by a formal interview.
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 email@example.com
MRes in History: Professor Don Macraild at firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for proposals is 31 March 2010. Successful candidates will be informed by 1st July 2010.
More information can be found on the official webpage.