15 MRes Studentships in Humanities, Northumbria Uni, UK

By | February 25, 2010

MRes Studentships

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.

MRes in English Literature

English actively welcomes candidates 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).

MRes History

History actively welcomes candidates 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.

Applications for MRes English Literature/MRes History

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.

MRes Gender Studies

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 related discipline. 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.

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 Gender Studies: Professor Rosemary White at rosemary.white@northumbria.ac.uk

The closing date for proposals is 1 July 2010.

http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/sd/academic/sass/about/humanities/mresstudent/?view=Standard

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