Access to Masters (ATM) Scholarships



Introduction:

These scholarships are part of the Access to Masters (ATM) programme backed by the Convergence European Social Fund (ESF) through the Welsh Assembly Government. The programme aims to widen access to postgraduate study and encourage high calibre graduates to work on a range of collaborative research projects with small and medium sized organisations located in the Convergence Area of Wales (Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Conwy, Denbighshire, Gwynedd, Isle of Anglesey, Merthyr Tydfil, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Swansea & Torfaen). The College of Science has a number of fully-funded scholarships available for the following programmes:

  • MSc Environmental Biology: Conservation and Resource Management
  • MSc Advanced Computer Science
  • MSc Advanced Computer Science with the option of a specialism in one of five different areas:  Software Technology, Human Computer-Interaction, Visual Computing, and Safe & Secure Systems
  • MSc Computer Science
  • MA Human Geography
  • MSc Environmental Dynamics and Climate Change
  • MSc Geographic Information and Climate Change

Candidate eligibility:

Access to Masters scholarships are funded from the Convergence European Social Fund (ESF) through the Welsh Government and the following restrictions on eligibility apply: Scholarships are available only to new master’s applicants who are UK/EU categorized students.

Applicants should hold (or be expecting to achieve) a minimum of a 2.1 degree (or equivalent).

Applicants must be resident in the Convergence Area of Wales on enrolment, throughout their studies and be permitted to work in the Convergence area of Wales upon completion of the scholarship.

Applicants should have already applied formally to the University for a place on one of our master’s programmes.

Studentship value:

Each scholarship covers UK/EU tuition fees and £5695 living costs (tax free)

Further information:

If you have any queries, please contact Sandra Kramcha – [email protected]

Application closing date:  

The application closing date is 1 July 2013.

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