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Postgraduate Fees and Funding for 2015 Entry

For current information about fees for all taught and reseach courses, home, EU and overseas, please click here.

Please note Fees and Funding for 2016 Entry will be announced in due course.

FASS/Department Funding

With all FASS bursaries, in order to be eligible to apply for an award you must have been offered a place to study on a postgraduate programme within the Department of English and Creative Writing by 31st March 2015.

FASS Postgraduate Research Fees-Only Bursaries

These awards are available to applicants wishing to undertake PhD study. Awards will be made in the form of a fee waiver and recipients will need to meet their general living expenses themselves. PhD Awards will be made for three years, subject to satisfactory progress.

Please note that successful applicants will normally be required to undertake some unpaid work in the Department as a condition of the award (see T&Cs).

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 2015 and January 2016.


Completed application forms should be e-mailed to Leila Atkinson by 31 March 2015.


FASS MA Fees-Only Bursaries

These bursaries are open to students who have already been offered an MA place in the Department of English and Creative Writing to commence October 2015. Recipients will need to meet their general living expenses themselves.


Completed application forms should be e-mailed to Leila Atkinson by 31 March 2015.


University Funding

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

Lancaster Master’s Scholarship

Lancaster University is offering over 100 scholarships worth £10,000 each as part of a government initiative to offer additional support for students wishing to progress to Master’s level study. The Scheme is open to UK/EU students who began their studies after 1st September 2012.  

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for the Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme you must meet one of the criteria below. In order to apply, you must have received an offer for one of our Postgraduate Taught Masters courses, following this you can apply for a scholarship and we will determine whether you meet the criteria.

  • Have a low family household income
  • Have been entitled to the highest rate Higher Education Maintenance Grant in your final year of undergraduate study
  • Have been eligible for the Disabled Students Allowance
  • Were a Care Leaver
  • Have your family home in a certain postcode range

More information will be made available about this scheme shortly, so please keep checking the University's Scholarships and Bursaries webpage for updated information.


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

Applications are no longer being accepted.


Current award holders in Postgraduate English and Creative Writing

  • AHRC
    Andrew Raven (PhD in English)
    Peter Kalu (PhD in Creative Writing)
  • FASS MA 1+3
    Bethany Jones (ELR)
    Daniel Hey (ELS)
    Maggie How (CW Campus)
    Jack Kerns-Mares (ELS)
    Nadeen Dakkak (ELS)
    Oscar Delgado Chinchilla (CW Campus)
    Matthew Haw (CW)
    Antonia Spencer (Engl)
    Nour Dakkak (Engl)
    Ahmad Bakhti (CW)

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English Postgraduate Handbook (2015 -16)

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