Commonwealth Scholarships

MA In Sustainable Development - Commonwealth Scholarships

MA In Sustainable Development - Commonwealth Scholarships

CommonwealthScholarship Commission in the UK

Following the success of this programme since 2004. applications are invited from Indian Nationals to study for an MA In Sustainable Development from Staffordshire University, UK Delivered in partnership with the University of Madras, the course is accessed by online distance learning (distributed learning) . Consisting of eight modules and dissertation ( equivalent of four modules). this unique programme is supported by workshops , learning packs , webbased materials and online tutorials.

Eligibility :

Graduates ( Hons ) in any discipline from a recognised University ; those with relevant work experience will be given preference. Competence in English, computer literacy and access to computer and Internet facilities is required. Computer and library facilities at the University of Madras can be accessed by students. All students are required to attend two 3 day workshops each year at their own cost, at the University of Madras in September and February.

Duration :

While the standard duration of this part-time MA is three years, a two-year version is also available involving three months of full time study on campus at Staffordshine Univrsity in UK at the begining of the second year ( September - December 2007).

Fees :

4500 Sterling for the 3 year programme. An additional 3550 Sterling for the 2 year mode covers full - time tution & accommodation & meals on Staffordshire University Campus, international travel & UK visa , and field trips in UK.

Commonwealth Scholarships :

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK is offering ten Commonwealth Scholarships to outstanding Indian students to begin in September 2006. This covers the cost of full tution fees, including learning materials; 8050 Sterling for seven students on the 2- year mode, and 4500 Sterling for three students on the 3- year mode.

Partnership Scholarships : Staffordshire University is offering a small number of scholarships covering 75% of tution fees for the three - year mode. partnership Scholars will each pay 1125 Sterling in tution fees for the three - year course.

Procedure Application procedures are explained at the website :

Applications will be accepted for the course only through the procedures indicated here.

Application Deadline : 23rd June 2006

Issued By : Dr(Mrs) Anne Mary Fernandez, Registrar , University Of Madras

Full details are avialble at Staffordshire University , UK Website

MA In Sustainable Development - Commonwealth Scholarships