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Degree awarded: Master of Arts
Duration: 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time
A good first degree or upper second class Honours or equivalent in a related subject area; typically this will be in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences but other subject areas will be considered on an individual basis. Professional experience in contexts which can be characterised as multicultural, intercultural, international, transcultural or transnational would be welcome but are not a prerequisite for the programme. Such professional experience would be considered on an individual basis.
Course fees: For entry in the academic year beginning September 2014, the tuition fees are as follows:
- MA (full-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £6,300
International students (per annum): £14,000
- MA (part-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £3,150
International students (per annum): £7,000
Please note: Only International students who do not require a Tier 4 visa are permitted to study the course part-time. If you are unsure if you require a Tier 4 visa, please consult this page for further information: http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/do-you-need-a-visa/.
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees. Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
British and EU students intending to take the MA IC programme may be eligible for support from the following research councils, as linked to the two Schools offering this programme:
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) - for the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) - for the Manchester Institute of Education
AHRC and ESRC grants are competitive and provide payment of tuition fees and a maintenance stipend for UK students, and tuition fees (and a maintenance stipend, subject to eligibility criteria) for EU students. Please see the Schools' websites for further details.
The School of Arts, Languages and Cultures also offers a limited number of fee bursaries on a competitive basis for MA students. Details of bursaries available in a given year will be posted on the School website in January.
Number of places/applicants: There is no limit on the number of places available on the programme.
Contact email: MASALC@manchester.ac.uk
Contact telephone: +44 (0)161 306 1259
How to apply:
For details on how to apply, go to: Apply online
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