AHRC Research Preparation Master’s Studentship – Fine Art

Programme Closing Date: 7 February 2013

Fine art at Newcastle is housed in some of the best-resourced and spacious studios, workshops and gallery spaces in Britain. Many staff have studios in the Fine Art Building, which means that you will have the opportunity to work alongside leading practitioners. We are committed to supporting individual practice, as well as to developing opportunities for collaboration with other artists, art professionals, galleries and researchers within other disciplines across the University. The ‘Life Work Art’ programme provides specialist professional training for emerging artists, and a wide range of national and international artists, curators and art theorists present their work in the weekly Visiting Speaker Programme. This vibrant creative and intellectual culture provides the basis for cutting-edge art practice and research.

For 2013 entry we will be awarding one studentship for the MPhil or MFA in Fine Art through the AHRC’s Research Preparation Master’s scheme. This scheme supports students undertaking Master’s courses that focus on advanced study and research training explicitly intended to provide a foundation for further research at doctoral level.

Home (UK) students and those EU students who have been resident in the UK for a minimum of three years are eligible for a full award comprising fees and an annual, tax free stipend of £9,490 (2012/13 rates). Other EU students are eligible for a fees-only award. To see if you would be eligible for a full or fees only award, please refer to the AHRC’s residency eligibility criteria in Annex A of the AHRC Studentship Funding Guide (PDF: 500KB).

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You should meet the AHRC’s student eligibility criteria* and be intending to undertake an MFA or an MPhil in Fine Art at Newcastle University in September 2013.

*Full information on AHRC eligibility criteria can be found in Section 7 and Annex A of the AHRC Studentship Funding Guide (PDF: 500KB). Please note that if you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, you will not be eligible for this funding.

For further details of person specification, how to apply and contact details please see Newcastle University’s website which can be accessed by clicking the Apply link below.

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