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1 School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Postgraduate Advisory Day 13 December 2012

2 WELCOME Dr Nicki Hitchcott Director of Postgraduate Studies School of CLAS pg-clas.nottingham.ac.uk

3 Programme Coffee Application process, funding guidance, timetable Postgraduate Q and A Individual consultation with Course Directors. Guided tours with current postgraduates.

4 Postgraduate study in the School American and Canadian Studies Critical Theory and Cultural Studies Film and Television Studies French and Francophone Studies German Studies Spanish Portuguese and Latin American Studies Russian and Slavonic Studies Chinese/English Translation and Interpreting MA in Comparative Literature MA in Literatures in Translation MA in Translation Studies

5 Taught courses and research courses PG Dip (Russian, Serbian/Croatian and Slovene) MA /MSc MA by Research/MRes PhD

6 Application process apply online at: https://pgapps.nottingham.ac.ukhttps://pgapps.nottingham.ac.uk must have accepted an offer from Nottingham for postgraduate study in order to be eligible to apply for AHRC or University funding Studentships are competitive and awarded on academic merit

7 Self-funded Part-time or full-time? Revis fund Part-time work in Nottingham or through School/University

8 AHRC/Block Grant Partnership Studentship competition 2013 A number of fully-funded awards (home/EU fees plus maintenance) Full-time and part-time students may apply 1

9 AHRC/Block Grant Partnership Studentship competition 2013 A small number of fully-funded awards (home/EU fees plus maintenance) full-time rates: MA £ 9,490 + fees PhD £13,590 + fees

10 AHRC/BGP allocation for PhD American and Canadian Studies3 Culture, Film and Media1 French /Francophone Studies1 German Studies1 Russian and Slavonic Studies1 There will also be a number of Research Preparation Masters available for both taught and research MAs in the same areas

11 Applying for AHRC funding DOCUMENTS University of Nottingham application forms for AHRC funding can be downloaded from the Graduate School webpage. Graduate School webpage Doctoral Scheme Student application formStudent application form; Referees’ report form; Institutional support and authorisationReferees’ report formInstitutional support and authorisation Research Preparation Masters Student application formStudent application form; Referees’ report form; Institutional support and authorisationReferees’ report formInstitutional support and authorisation

12 Funding Timetable st March 2013 University of Nottingham deadline for AHRC/BGP applications and references to be submitted to the School March/April 2013 Schools rank applications for AHRC/BGP funding May 2013 Meeting of BGP Panel to select Nottingham University’s nominees May 2013 Nominees informed and must accept or decline nomination

13 CLAS funding Fee plus stipend for PhD study Fee awards for MA study Can be held in conjunction with any other partial funding award

14 CLAS Studentship competition Must hold an offer from Nottingham for postgraduate study (apply online) If eligible, must apply in parallel for external or university funding All AHRC applicants automatically considered for CLAS funding Other applicants submit form available on web Deadline for applications: noon on 13th May 2013

15 Other sources of funding Sir Francis Hill – Details available on the Graduate School web-page.Graduate School web-page. Application deadline to School to be confirmed.

16 International Office funding Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships for Research Excellence (deadline 1st March 2013) Competitive awards for overseas and EU applicants to Nottingham Visit International Office web pages: shipsfeesfinance/scholarships/index.aspx#international

17 Part-time study Eligible to apply for AHRC/BGP and CLAS funding W H Revis Bequest Fund. The Fund offers small grants towards tuition fees. Further details are available at; s/financialsupport/studentfunding/fundingpo stgraduates.aspx s/financialsupport/studentfunding/fundingpo stgraduates.aspx

18 Thank you for coming to the Postgraduate Advisory Day

19 Questions? If you want to follow up any of the information we have given you or want advice on applications, funding, etc, please ask us today or contact the Postgraduate and Research Office:

20 Postgraduate panel Isha Pearce (MA French) Laura Todd (PhD Russian) Leora Hadas (PhD Film Studies) Claire Burdfield (MRes Film and TV Studies)


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