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LINGUIST List 20.417

Tue Feb 10 2009

Support: German Studies: PhD / MA Student, Newcastle University

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Message 1: German Studies: PhD / MA Student, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Date: 10-Feb-2009
From: S.J. Hannahs <s.j.hannahsncl.ac.uk>
Subject: German Studies: PhD / MA Student, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
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Institution/Organization: Newcastle University
Department: School of Modern Languages
Web Address: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/sml

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Job Rank: PhD

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics
German Studies

Description:

Ph.D. and Master Scholarships in German Studies at Newcastle University

For the coming academic session (2009-10), the School of Modern Languages at
Newcastle University invites applications for Masters and Ph.D. awards. A variety of
bursaries are available for UK, EU and overseas candidates. In addition to AHRC
funding and Newcastle Faculty funding, the School is offering 8 bursaries (6 at
Masters level and 2 at PhD level). One 3-year Ph.D. studentship offered by the
School is reserved exclusively for German Studies, and all the general funding
opportunities of the School of Modern Languages are also open to candidates
wishing to pursue German Studies. This can be either in one of the taught M.A.
programmes or in a research degree (M.Litt. or Ph.D.).

The following M.A.-programmes can be studied with a focus on German:
- M.A. in Professional Translating for European Languages
- M.A. in International Film
- M.A. in Linguistics and Language acquisition
- M.A. in Linguistics of European Languages

For research degrees (M.Litt. and Ph.D.) we are happy to supervise in the
following areas:
- German Linguistics
- Medieval German Studies
- Modern German Literature

Bursary applications should include:
- A letter of application stating the programme for which the bursary is sought
and outlining how this relates to your previous academic work.
- A curriculum vitae
- The names and contact details of two referees who can comment on your academic
performance.

Applications for research programmes should include a copy of the candidate's
research proposal. Proposals should be written according to the University's
guidelines available at www.ncl.ac.uk/hss/postgrad/studentships.

The closing date for completed applications that wish to be considered for
AHRC-funding is 27 February 2009. The School bursaries' deadline is 30 June 2009.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Prof. Henrike Lähnemann (Director of
Postgraduate Studies).

Applications Deadline: 27-Feb-2009

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Prof Henrike Lähnemann
        Chair of German Studies, School of Modern Languages
        Newcastle University, United Kingdom
        Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU
        United Kingdom

Contact Information:
        Prof Henrike Lähnemann
        henrike.laehnemannncl.ac.uk
        Phone:+44 191 222 7513


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