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Department of English Studies

Financial Support

Full-Time, UK, self-financing students have an opportunity to apply for a Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan of up to £7,000, to cover the cost of fees, through the University's collaboration with NEFirst Credit Union Limited.


Please consult Durham University's central fees and funding pages for up-to-date fees information and additional funding opportunities. This page contains information on some of the funding opportunities for English Studies through:



MA funding

The deadline for applications for Faculty of Arts MA Bursaries and Postgraduate Student Support Scholarships has now passed. Please see the central Postgraduate Funding pages for other opportunities.


Doctoral Awards

The deadline for applications to our Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnerships and Durham Doctoral Studentships funding awards has now passed. Please see the central Postgraduate Funding pages for other opportunities.

Von Hügel scholarship

We are pleased to announce a Doctoral Scholarship open to those applying for a doctoral place in the Department beginning October 2017. The scholarship is worth £3,000 per year for 3 years. All those applying to begin doctoral research in October 2017 are eligible for consideration for this award.


Research Assistantships

The Department regularly sets up several small Research Assistantships, partly to offer research students in Durham training in subject specific skills. Research Students are paid (£300-500) to help with the research project of a member of staff.


Self-funding

Many of our students are able to combine study with part-time work. The Careers, Employability and Enterprise Centre is able to help students to find and apply for local jobs in and around Durham and Stockton.

For Taught students from the UK, who are studying full time and self-financing, the University offers the opportunity to apply for a Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan of up to £7,000, to cover the cost of fees


Further Information

For all further enquiries about applying for admission and applying for the funding schemes, please contact english.pgadmissions@durham.ac.uk. See the central Postgraduate Funding pages for other ways of financing your studies.

Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

Postgraduates

Postgraduate funding opportunities - find out more about scholarships available for postgraduate study.

Fees and Funding

Further information relating to the fees and costs of postgraduate study and the range of funding sources available.

New postgraduate funding source

Working in partnership with an established credit union, Durham University is delighted to be able to offer UK postgraduate taught students of all ages the opportunity of applying for low cost ethical loans. Find out more about the Durham University NEFirst Postgraduate Loan Scheme.