2015 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships – information for candidates

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships support candidates to study Master’s degree courses that are either offered in partnership with universities in developing countries, or delivered directly by UK institutions.

2015 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are being offered for the following Master’s courses. Full details of these courses and the application process must be obtained from the relevant institution, via the links below.

Cardiff University

Bangor University

Leeds Beckett University

  • MSc Public Health Promotion (available to applicants from Ghana only)

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

  • MSc Clinical Trials (available to applicants from specific research institutions in India, Kenya, Malawi, Pakistan, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia only – contact distance@lshtm.ac.uk for details)
  • MSc Epidemiology (available to applicants from specific research institutions in India, Kenya, Malawi, Pakistan, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia only – contact distance@lshtm.ac.uk for details)
  • MSc Global Health Policy (available to applicants from specific research institutions in India, Kenya, Malawi, Pakistan, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia only – contact distance@lshtm.ac.uk for details)
  • MSc Infectious Diseases (available to applicants from specific research institutions in India, Kenya, Malawi, Pakistan, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia only – contact distance@lshtm.ac.uk for details)
  • MSc Public Health (available to applicants from specific research institutions in India, Kenya, Malawi, Pakistan, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia only – contact distance@lshtm.ac.uk for details)

London South Bank University

Loughborough University

Open University

Royal Veterinary College

SOAS, University of London

UCL Institute of Education

University of Edinburgh

University of Manchester

University of Nottingham

  • MA Education (Flexible) (available to applicants from southern India, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia only – Scholars will study the four (15 credit) PGCEi modules, as their first 60 credits)

University of Oxford

University of Southampton

University of St Andrews

University of Stirling

  • MSc Dementia Studies (available to applicants from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka only)

University of Strathclyde

Eligibility

To be eligible for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship, you must:

  • be a citizen of a developing Commonwealth country, refugee, or British protected person
  • be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country
  • normally hold a first degree of upper second-class standard, or higher qualification. In certain cases, we will consider a lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience

See Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships 2015 prospectus for further details.

How to apply

You must complete your application for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship using our Electronic Application System (EAS).

Full help on how to apply using the EAS is provided in our guides, which should be read in full before making any attempt to use the EAS.

The deadline for applications is 23:59 (GMT) on 15 May 2015.

How to access the EAS

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