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MA Studentships Department of Philosophy at University of Leeds (2011-2012)

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    MA Studentships Department of Philosophy at University of Leeds (2011-2012)

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    Up to four MA Studentships and additional bursaries in the Department of Philosophy at University of Leeds (2011-2012)
    The Department of Philosophy at the University of Leeds will offer up to four studentships and five bursaries to suitably qualified candidates for its full-time or part-time Masters programmes in:

    * Philosophy (MA and MA by research)
    * History & Philosophy of Science (MA and MA by research)
    * Philosophy of Religion
    * Science Communication
    Programme details at: Department of Philosophy | University of Leeds
    Two Research Preparation Masters Studentships will be awarded by the Philosophy panel under the AHRC Block Grant Partnership: these will pay full Home/EU fees (currently �4,200 ft) and a maintenance component (currently �9,490 ft). Only MA in Philosophy and MA in History and Philosophy of Science applicants will be eligible for AHRC funding.
    Up to two additional Departmental MA Studentships will be awarded: these will pay full fees at the Home/EU rate, as above, or a partial contribution in that amount to international fees. Students pursuing MA by research are eligible for these awards.
    Up to five additional �1000 MA bursaries will be offered. The Department intends to offer at least one bursary for each one of its taught MA programmes.
    For information about research in the Department of Philosophy see: Department of Philosophy | University of Leeds
    Academic enquiries may be addressed to the Director of Postgraduate Studies, Dr Aaron Meskin (a.meskin@leeds.ac.uk)
    Those interested in postgraduate study in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Leeds are warmly invited to attend an Open Day on the afternoon of Wednesday, 2 February 2011. Contact Ms Jenneke Stevens for more information about the Open Day: j.m.stevens@leeds.ac.uk
    Application Details for Studentships
    The closing date for Studentship applications is Friday 11th March 2011.
    By that date the Department must receive: the relevant, completed studentship application form; an admission application form and all supporting documents; two academic references (to be submitted by referees to the Postgraduate Secretary); sample of written work and transcript of undergraduate degree results (or marks to date).
    Admission application forms are available at: Applying for taught programmes - Applying for taught programmes - University of Leeds.
    UK/EU MA Philosophy and MA History and Philosophy of Science applicants should complete the AHRC studentship application form found here. Applicants who apply for AHRC funding will automatically be considered for the Departmental Studentships.
    International applicants to all programmes of study, and UK/EU MA in Philosophy of Religion and MA in Science Communication applicants, should complete the studentship application form found here.
    Enquiries may be addressed to Ms Jenneke Stevens, Postgraduate Administrator, Department of Philosophy, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK, email: j.m.stevens@leeds.ac.uk, tel 0113 343 3263 fax 0113 343 3265.
    All Studentships are tenable for 1yr (f-t) or 2yr (p-t) from October 2011. The awards are conditional on acceptance of an offer of admission to study for the relevant Masters programme in the Department. In the part-time case, renewal of the Studentship in the second year is subject to satisfactory progress.
    The Department operates a professional training and development scheme for postgraduates: as part of this scheme, successful applicants are often given the opportunity to undertake teaching, which is paid at an hourly rate.
    The University of Leeds promotes excellence in teaching, learning and research.
    We welcome applications from all sections of the community