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Feb. 1, 2010

UEA law studentships deadline approaching

The Norwich Law School at the University of East Anglia is offering a number of Studentships for entry in 2010.

All prospective applicants are advised to access the individual School’s research areas and interests and the academic profiles re prospective supervisors. Applications are particularly welcomed in Competition law where students will be invited to join the interdisciplinary ESRC Centre for Competition Policy, as well as in Intellectual Property and Media Law, Corporate and Commercial law and European and Comparative Law.

Postgraduate Studentships in Law
Eligibility: Home/EU/International

Deadline: Friday 12th February 2010

The Norwich Law School’s studentships will be available under the Scheme to applicants who, in their research proposal, can clearly demonstrate academic excellence in areas relevant to the strategic research interests of the School.

The awards, based on Research Council funding for fees and maintenance (£13,240 per year in 2009), are for full-time UK/EU candidates only, over a period of three years. Candidates should hold a good first degree and taught Master's qualification.

To be considered for this award, you should make an application for admission to a MPhil/PhD in the normal manner, but you should indicate the intention to be considered for an open studentship under the Postgraduate Studentships Scheme.

Research and Teaching Studentships in Law
Eligibility: Home/EU/International

Deadline: Friday 12th February 2010

The value of the Norwich Law School’s Research and Teaching Studentships cover Home/EU fees, a maintenance grant of £8,000*, a Research and Teaching grant of £750*, plus the opportunity to earn additional income from teaching and teaching support activities (*denotes 2009 grant).

The award will be conditional on the applicant taking on a teaching obligation of an average 6 hours per week during semester periods. This will primarily be core undergraduate teaching, although where appropriate some postgraduate teaching may be possible; successful applicants should also expect that some exam and/or coursework marking will be allocated. It will normally be expected that the area of teaching will be connected to the student's research.

To be considered for this award, you should make an application for admission to a MPhil/PhD in the normal manner, but you should indicate the intention to be considered for one of the Research and Teaching Studentships.

Competition Policy and Regulation Studentships in Law
Eligibility: Home/EU

Deadline: Monday 1st March 2010

The Norwich Law School’s Centre for Competition Policy offers studentships to students taking a research degree in Law specialised in competition policy issues. The Centre welcomes applications from those intending to pursue an academic career. These studentships are only available to candidates who have been offered a place in a relevant UEA PhD or Masters Degree programme.
Please click to access further information about these awards.

All prospective applicants are advised to access the individual School’s research areas and interests and the academic profiles re prospective supervisors. Applicants should focus on particular research areas:
·    Competition
·    Regulation Policy

To discuss the application process or particular projects, please contact the Admissions Office, Faculty of Social Sciences, email ssf.admissions@uea.ac.uk or tel + 44 (0)1603 592807.

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