Postgraduate Fees and Funding for 2016 Entry

Fees for 2016 Entry

Course

UK/EU Full-time

UK/EU Part-time

Overseas Full-time

Overseas Part-time

MA in English Literary Studies

£6,500

£3,250

£14,750

n/a

MA in English Literary Research

£6,500

£3,250

£14,750

n/a

MA in Creative Writing (campus)

£6,500

n/a

£14,750

n/a

MA in Creative Writing (distance learning) Year 1

n/a

£4,620

n/a

£7,840

MA in Creative Writing (distance learning) Year 2

n/a

£3,850

n/a

£7,375

Please note Fees and Funding for 2017 Entry will be announced in due course.

Faculty of Arts an Social Sciences (FASS) and Department Funding

FASS Postgraduate Research Bursaries

The Department is pleased to be able to offer the following three Fees Only Bursaries for Postgraduates in 2016-17.  These are:

  1. One for Home/EU students taking an MA in English or Creative Writing 
  2. One for Home/EU students taking a PhD in English or Creative Writing 
  3. One for Overseas Students taking a PhD in English or Creative Writing 

In addition to these Departmental Bursaries there will also be Competitive Faculty Bursaries offered by FASS (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) that students in this department can and should apply for. These Faculty Bursaries are likely to cover fees and living expenses.

Further information about how to apply for either bursary and fuller details will appear on this site in due course.

University Funding

FUNDING FOR 2016-2017

Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Doctoral Training Partnership Studentships

Lancaster University is part of the North-West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (http://www.nwcdtp.ac.uk/), which makes around 40 awards each year to support research students in the north-west. Home applicants are eligible for fees and a maintenance grant and EU applicants for fees only.

All applicants must already hold an offer of a place to study within the Department of English and Creative Writing and should be due to commence their studies between October 2016 and January 2017.

Application forms and further details are available from the NWCDTP website:  http://www.nwcdtp.ac.uk/

CLOSING DATE

To apply for an award, candidates must have applied for a place on a programme at one of the seven NWCDTP institutions by Friday 22 January 2016.

Candidates must also submit a NWCDTP Funding Application by 12 February 2016 (5pm) in order to be considered.

 

FASS Postgraduate Research Bursaries

The Department is pleased to be able to offer the following three Fees Only Bursaries for Postgraduates commencing their studies with us between October 2016 and January 2017. 

MA Programmes

1x Home/EU students taking an MA in English or Creative Writing 

All applicants must already hold an offer of a place to study within the Department of English and Creative Writing and should be due to commence their studies between October 2016 and January 2017.

To apply, please complete the ‌‌MA Bursary application form 2016.  The Faculty MA Scholarships terms and conditions 2016 can be downloaded here.

CLOSING DATE: 31ST March 2016

 

PhD Programmes

1x Home/EU students taking a PhD in English and/or Creative Writing 

1x Overseas Students taking a PhD in English and/or Creative Writing 

All applicants must already hold an offer of a place to study within the Department of English and Creative Writing and should be due to commence their studies between October 2016 and January 2017.

To apply, please complete the Research Bursary application form 2016.  The Research Scholarships terms and conditions 2016 can be downloaded here.

CLOSING DATE: 31ST March 2016

In addition to these Departmental Bursaries there will also be Competitive Faculty Bursaries offered by FASS (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) that students in this department can and should apply for. These Faculty Bursaries are likely to cover fees and living expenses.  Further details will be released in due course.

 

Alumni Loyalty Scholarship

Lancaster University will offer a reduction in tuition fees to all taught Master’s programmes for eligible applicants, determined by the level of undergraduate award achieved. The value of the scholarship is as follows:

  • 20% fee reduction for 1st Class Hons degree holders
  • 10% fee reduction for 2:1 Hons degree holders

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for the Alumni Loyalty Scholarship you must either:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree from Lancaster University (achieved at any time) or
  • Have graduated from one of our partner institutions (LU Ghana; Sunway University Malaysia; Goenka Institution India; or COMSATS Pakistan) or
  • Have studied at Lancaster University via our Study Abroad programme

The Scholarship is open to all our Alumni, regardless of their nationality or year of graduation. You do not need to apply for this scholarship, you will qualify automatically if you meet the eligibility criteria and the course entry requirements.

 

Postgraduate Loan Scheme

In November 2016 the UK Government confirmed that a new postgraduate loan scheme will be introduced for students commencing master’s courses in the 2016/17 academic year.

Non means-tested loans of up to a maximum of £10,000 a year will be available to taught and research Master's students. Detailed eligibility criteria and information regarding the application process is expected early in 2016. For further information please see the Postgraduate Loan Scheme page.

 

Award holders in Postgraduate English and Creative Writing, 2015

AHRC PhD

Bethany Jones (Engl)

Antonia Spencer (Engl)

FASS UK/EU PhD

Margaret Dolley (CW)

Aaron Aquilina (Engl)

Imogen Felstead (Engl)

Sophie Raine (Engl) 

FASS OS PhD

Amali Rodrigo (CW)

Que Mai Nguyen (CW, DL)

FASS UK/EU MA

William Brown (ELR)

Rebecca Spence (ELS)

Warren Mortimer (CW)

FASS OS MA

Katrina Campbell (ELS)

Tjawangwa Dema (CW, DL)