Funding

 

 

AHRC Awards 

Lancaster University is part of a North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (AHRC) that has been successful in winning over £14million funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council; this funding will provide 40 PhD awards each year across the consortium for the next 5 years, beginning in 2014-15.

In association with Lancaster University’s involvement in the North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP), the Department of History welcomes applications for AHRC postgraduate studentships in History. The Department also welcomes cross-disciplinary applications which connect with another discipline (available in one of the following participating departments):

  • Art History (LICA)
  • Arts Management, Library and Museum Studies (LICA)
  • Chinese (Department of Linguistics & English Language)
  • Creative Writing (Department of English & Creative Writing)
  • Cultural Studies (Department of Sociology)
  • Drama, Theatre, Dance (LICA)
  • English (Department of English & Creative Writing)
  • History (Department of History)
  • Law (School of Law)
  • Linguistics (Department of Linguistics & English Language)
  • Media and Communication (LICA)
  • Modern Languages (DELC)
  • Philosophy (Department of PPR)
  • Religious Studies (Department of PPR)
  • Translation Studies (Department of Linguistics & English Language)
  • Visual Arts: Arts and Design (LICA)

Application details, eligibility criteria, submission deadlines and further guidance can be accessed via the FASS Funding PagesApplications should be made on the appropriate application form and should be sent to fass-pg@lancaster.ac.uk

Please explore our research pages or contact the Director of Postgraduate Studies for more information about the awards and the supervision the department can offer.

The deadline for applications for 2016 is 10 February 2017. Students should normally have been offered a place at Lancaster prior to submitting their AHRC studentship application. Please see attached application form and guidelines for applicants.

Further information about the North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership is available from the consortium’s webpages.

Please make sure that your referees send two letters of recommendation to fass-pg@lancaster.ac.uk before applications close (12 February 2016).

 

ESRC MA and PhD Studentships in Economic and Social History

Lancaster University, in partnership with the Universities of Manchester and Liverpool, has established an ESRC-accredited Doctoral Training Centre. The North West DTC receives the largest number of ESRC PhD studentships in England, and has been guaranteed 63 awards annually across all subjects to be allocated on a competitive basis among the three universities. 

All students working on subjects within Economic and Social History are eligible to apply for an award on either a 1+3 (MA + PhD) or +3 (PhD only, for applicants who already have an MA) basis. Studentships will cover full fees and a stipend, amounting to about £18,000 a year. Students will be able to draw on the full PGT and PhD research training programmes at all three universities in the NWDTC.

The application deadline is 3 February 2017. Please see relevant ESRC Application 2017 and guidelines for applicants, including the Guidelines ESRC Pathway that are relevant to this pathway. Please note that you will also need to apply separately for a PhD place. Application details, eligibility criteria, submission deadlines and further guidance can be accessed via the FASS Funding PagesApplications should be made on the appropriate application form and should be sent to fass-pg@lancaster.ac.uk.

Any queries specifically about the application procedure should be addressed to the Director of Postgraduate Studies. Further information about the North West Doctoral Training Centre is available from the DTC's webpages.

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Fees 

University information on fees for postgraduate programmes

 

Funding Enquiries

For further information about funding and finances, please contact:

Postgraduate Admissions
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Department of History
Lancaster University
Lancaster, LA1 4YL

Tel: 01524 510880
Email: fass-pg-admissions@lancaster.ac.uk

Department Enquiries

If you have a specific enquiry, please contact:

Rebecca Sheppard
Administrator, Postgraduate Studies
Department of History
Bowland College
Lancaster University
Lancaster, LA1 4YT

Tel: +44 (0)1524 (5)92549
Fax: +44 (0)1524 846102
Email: r.sheppard1@lancaster.ac.uk