Deadline: 2016-02-29
Value of Scholarship: Oxford
Level Of Study: PhD

Masters by Research Studentship



Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentship in the Department of Social Sciences

The Department of Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes University is pleased to invite applications for the Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentship in Japanese studies, made possible through the generosity of The Nippon Foundation and the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

The department can nominate candidates for a Masters by Research studentship of £10,000.

Please note that although you may use your studentship to help towards the cost of your fees, you will be responsible for paying your fees each year.

Candidates must have a good first degree (a good 2:1 or above) or are predicted to obtain one.

Applicants may be of any nationality, but Masters degree applicants must be either UK citizens (regardless of their current residency) or settled in the UK or have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least 3 years immediately preceding the start of their MA course.

How to apply:

You will need to follow the standard university application procedure. Please contact the Research Administrator Terri Morris:  [email protected] for further details.

Candidate Criteria:

  • The research proposal must focus on Japan.
  • It is important that you and your referees comment on your skill in Japanese in the areas of reading, composition and speaking.
  • Interviews may partly be conducted in conversational Japanese.
  • Candidates must have submitted an application for admission by the Studentship application deadline.

Deadline: The closing date for applications is 17:00 on Monday 29th February 2016.

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