Postgraduate Studentship in History

University of East Anglia - Faculty of Arts and Humanities Studentships

Start Date: September 2017

The School of History is pleased to announce the availability of 1 Home/EU MA funded studentship for entry in 2017/18. Studentships are available as +1 (Master's only) or 1+3 (Master's and PhD). For UK residents awards consist of fees (£7,300) and a tax-free stipend of £9,681. For EU residents awards are on a fees only basis (£7,300).

All applicants will be assessed on the merit of their full application.

Applicants wishing to be considered for a 1+3 studentship (Master's and PhD) should apply for a place on both a Master's programme and a PhD programme in the Faculty and hold an offer on the MA programme by 11 January 2017. PhD offers will be considered subsequently.

Applicants wishing to be considered for a +1 studentship (Master's only) should apply for a place on the Master's programme by 31 March 2017. This funding is part of the University’s commitment to developing and enhancing postgraduate education in all disciplines of the Arts and Humanities.

Please note that priority will be given to 1+3 applications.

Begin your application to study now:

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Postgraduate Loans
Funding for postgraduate students wishing to start their studies in 2017 has been approved by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Find out more: 

History at the University of East Anglia
History at UEA has a chronological range from the collapse of the Roman empire to the present day, a geographical scope covering Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, North America and the Caribbean, and experts in political, economic, social, cultural, environmental, diplomatic and intellectual history.

We are renowned for the high quality of our courses and internationally recognised research, while providing a fantastic, student-focused experience. Studying with us means joining some of the most satisfied students in the UK. We are ranked 1st in the UK for overall satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey, and gained a teaching satisfaction rating of 98 per cent in the 2017 Guardian University Guide.

99 per cent of research within the School of History is internationally recognised, with 77 per cent rated “world leading” or “internationally excellent” according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. Additionally, the impact of our research was rated 3rd in the UK for research intensity after Oxford and Cambridge in the Times Higher Education REF 2014 Subject Rankings.

UEA is ranked in the world’s Top 100 universities for research excellence (Leiden ranking); placed in the UK Top 15 for research impact (Leiden), and World Top 100 for research citations in the Times Higher World University Rankings 2016-17.

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