Fully Funded Archaeology Studentship 2017, University of Bradford, UK

University of Bradford


Deadline:

July 07, 2017

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About the scholarship

One Master's Studentship Award for students starting their course in September 2017.The award, linked to the AHRC Heritage Consortium, will provide funding to a high quality applicant. The funding will allow you to focus on developing high level skills and competencies for research and professional practice. The studentship, valued at £8,933, will cover the course fee and provide an attractive maintenance award subject to eligibility criteria.

Eligibility criteria

To be considered for the studentship you must satisfy the following eligibility criteria, which include a minimum of an upper second class honours degree or above.The award is aligned to standard wording in the AHRC student funding guide. Students from EU countries other than the UK would be restricted to tuition fees only and no maintenance award. Non-EU students are not eligible for this funding.Please note, in order to be considered for a studentship you must first apply to the University for admission to an appropriate programme of study.

Applicable courses

The award can be used to fund a place on any of our full-time Master's courses:

  • MSc Archaeological Sciences

This course is designed to give graduates a systematic training in the application of modern scientific methods in archaeology. It provides the necessary practical, analytical and interpretative skills to apply a wide range of specialist approaches in archaeology.It aims to prepare students not only for research in archaeological science, but also to further career prospects in all areas of mainstream archaeology.

  • MSc Forensic Archaeology and Crime Scene Investigation

Forensic Archaeology is the specialist application of archaeological techniques to the search and recovery of evidential material from crime scenes, often but not always related to buried human remains.This course is taught by staff with extensive crime scene experience who regularly work on a range of operations and are at the forefront of the professional development of the discipline.

  • MSc Human Osteology and Palaeopathology

This course emphasises the study of archaeological human remains within their funerary context.It builds upon the School's extensive research in human osteology and palaeopathology and related research expertise in field archaeology, archaeozoology, molecular archaeology and archaeological biogeochemistry.

Payment amount & frequency

The studentship valued at £8,933, will cover the course fee and provide an attractive maintenance award subject to eligibility criteria.

The award is aligned to standard wording in the AHRC student funding guide. Students from EU countries other than the UK would be restricted to tuition fees only and no maintenance award. Non-EU students are not eligible for this funding.

How to apply

In your covering letter please provide details of your undergraduate degree award and identify the programme of study you wish to take, providing a clear case for support (max 500 words) for the funding that you are applying for.

Please pay particular attention to how the studentship would help you to realise your career goals. Ensure you have given careful thought as to how you would envisage conducting dissertation research that would contribute to the Heritage theme.

Applicants must first apply to the University for admission to the appropriate programme (see above). A covering letter should then be sent to Yvonne Western Y.Western@bradford.ac.uk. Academic enquires can be directed to Programme Managers, or Dr Karina Croucher k.croucher@bradford.ac.uk.

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