University of Leicester, Masters Degree Bursary and Internship - History / English Local History

The School of History is pleased to offer this bursary/internship for September 2014 entry to its Master's degree programmes. The bursary is payable as a 50% discount against the relevant UK/EU course fee for either of the following full-time Master's degree programmes:

  • MA History
  • MA English Local History

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an internship at Boughton House. The internship can be adapted to suit the interests of the successful applicant but will include the different aspects of managing a large house, full of world class collections, which is open to the public, and of working on the very extensive estate and family archives with the archivist Crispin Powell. As part of the internship, the successful applicant will be provided with accommodation in a shared flat at nearby Lamport Hall (inclusive of utilities bills and council tax). Public transport between Lamport Hall and Boughton House is limited and the successful applicant will need to have a car.

For more information see: http://www2.le.ac.uk/study/research/funding/boughton-house

The School of History has a thriving postgraduate community. We offer a variety of degrees, which reflect the expertise of our staff allowing us to offer a diverse teaching programme and support a large and vibrant research culture. Our postgraduate degrees are challenging, rewarding, and designed to develop skills which will enhance your career prospects.

The University of Leicester is one of the UK's leading universities, committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Leicester is ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings and THE World University Rankings. In 2013 Leicester was the highest climbing UK university in the THE World Rankings, moving up 35 places to 161st in the table.

4 Mar 2014