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Please note that the tuition fees for on-site, full time, Masters students in 2013/14 are as follows:
Home/EU fees for all on-site MA degrees - £4,680
International fees for all on-site MA degrees - £12,830
Home/EU fees for all on-site MSc degrees - £5,230
International fees for all on-site MSc degrees - £15,700
We highly recommend the following publication as an introduction to the variety of funding opportunities available: 'Funding for Postgraduate Study'
Current students can access the guide at:
Applicants from outside the University need to enter their details to request a copy at:
The Arts and Humanities Research Council funds tuition fees and a full annual stipend (paid monthly) for a limited number of Home/EU students applying for Masters courses. For full details, please also see the AHRC website.
Students interested in applying for AHRC funding will need to contact Lydia Wallman, Research Administrator as soon as possible and complete an AHRC application form available from the Graduate School website. Applications must be sent to Lydia Wallman by the deadline.
Referees will be sent a reference form when the student makes an application for a place to study at the University of Nottingham. Two references are needed for AHRC applications, so students can download a blank reference form from the graduate school website if this is needed.
The final deadline for applications is Friday 1st March 2013. Applicants for funding must hold an offer of a place to study at the University of Nottingham and have already provided two academic references, via the university online application system. The offer can be conditional or unconditional. Offers for funding are usually confirmed by the Graduate School by early May.
If you have any queries concerning the AHRC awards please contact email@example.com.
The School will be awarding four Research Scholarships from September 2013; one based at each Research Centre. The Research Scholarships have been designed to provide an alternative way to study and fund a Masters degree.
The Research Scholarships cover the cost of Masters Home/EU tuition fees - £4,680 - and will in addition pay an annual maintenance grant (£7000), all subject to satisfactory academic progress.
The successful award holder will be attached to a Research Centre or Institute in the School of English and will be required to undertake research activities for up to one day per week.
Applications are invited for the following in 2013:
Research Scholarship students will support the day-to-day activities of the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics by:
Research Scholarship students will work on a topic within Viking Studies or Old Norse-Icelandic literature and spend one day a week on the following tasks:
Research Scholarship students will support the day-to-day activities of the Centre for Regional Literature and Culture by:
Research Scholarship students will support the activities of the Centre by:
Dr Andrew Harrison will be on research leave in 2013/14 and so opportunities to work as a full Editorial Assistant on the annual Journal of
D H Lawrence Studies will not be available during this academic year.
FOR THE 2013-14 ACADEMIC YEAR ONLY ALL APPLICANTS INTERESTED IN WORKING WITHIN THE D. H. LAWRENCE RESEARCH CENTRE SHOULD APPLY TO THE CENTRE FOR REGIONAL LITERATURE AND CULTURE
Research scholarship students will work on place- or personal names and support the day-to-day activities of the Institute for Name-Studies (INS) by:
Research Scholarship students may identify their own research project with another research centre or academic member of staff which may include the following (depending on the area of research work):
These Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit.
In order to apply, applicants must already have received an offer of a place on a Masters programme from The School of English.
Applicants must either be studying for, or have completed, a good honours degree (i.e. 2:1) in English (or a cognate discipline, joint or combined honours degree including English).
Applicants whose first language is not English must achieve an overall score on the British Council IELTS test of at least 7.0; or the equivalent TOEFL score.
Prior research experience is not necessary and these scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and assessment at interview for candidates' suitability for an academic career in research and teaching.
Please note that the scholarship will not normally be awarded to students in receipt of full funding from other bodies (such as research councils) and may be re-assigned to another candidate if the successful candidate subsequently wins such funding.
Applicants should also complete a Research Scholarship Application Form (Word) and return this to the School of English by noon on 15 April 2013. Applicants should also ensure that their references have been supplied to the University by the deadline.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview, to be held on 29 April 2013.
For further details please contact Lydia Wallman, Research Administrator.
A fund set up in memory of the late Professor Christine E Fell allows the School to award up to two scholarships (normally a fee-reduction worth £1,000) each year to a new or continuing postgraduate student (MA or PhD) working in any of the following areas:
All continuing students, and all applicants for entry in 2012 who have applied by 12 May 2013 will be considered automatically for a scholarship and applicants are not required to complete a separate application form. The successful candidate will be informed by letter in the summer. The scholarship will not normally be awarded to students in receipt of full funding from other bodies and may be re-assigned to another candidate if the successful candidate subsequently wins such funding.
The fund also allows the School to make occasional small grants to registered students in the above areas to support their academic research.
The International Office at The University of Nottingham has Masters Scholarships for 2013 entry available. In particular, for 2013 the University's International Office has 30 new Nottingham Alumni High Achiever Masters Scholarships for international students, comprising a 25% fee reduction.
The closing dates for scholarship applications vary, so please check the website for further details. Applicants must be holding conditional or unconditional offers for September 2013 to apply.
There is also full information on the International Office scholarship webpage.
they will be asked on the scholarship application form.
The University has a number of scholarships available to international students who wish to study at Nottingham.
In addition, there are also a number of scholarships available to international students through other organisations. The University also offers a number of non-competitive scholarships (so they are available to you if you apply) to 'non UK' full time students (categorised as 'non UK' for fee purposes such as:
Alumni Scholarship - a scholarship of 10% towards your tuition fees
Family Scholarship - a scholarship where brothers or sisters register at the University, children of alumni, husbands or wives
If you are eligible for one of these scholarships and would like it to be included on your Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies’ (CAS) Certificate for visa purposes you must make your online application by the date given by the International Office. Please go the International Office website for further details and to make an application.
Alternatively you can apply for these scholarships after you register on your course in the School of English. The scholarship MUST BE CLAIMED WITHIN THREE MONTHS OF YOUR REGISTRATION at Nottingham.
The Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust offers around 250 scholarships (£300-1000) to full-time home and international postgraduate students who are within their first three years of study and are not in receipt of a major grant. The Trust's objectives are to provide financial assistance to graduates with a First or Upper Second class degree, over the age of 24, who register for a higher degree or equivalent academic qualification in any subject. The annual closing date for applications is 31st March. Awards are announced in late June.
Further information can be found on the Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust website .
There are a variety of opportunities available for current students at The University of Nottingham, including administrative work, events and hospitality work, translation work, project work and many more. You access the vacancies register with Unitemps online.
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