Funding opportunity - Masters by Thesis

Funding for domestic students to undertake one year Masters by Thesis: the independent public service in Westminster constitutions.

Public servants in Westminster constitutions are expected to be independent of their political masters and capable of giving free and frank advice.

Full fees and stipend funding is available to support a one-year domestic research masters by thesis student to study an aspect of the free and frank advice convention, its evolution, resilience or legal recognition.

Expressions of interest are sought from intending postgraduate students with a strong academic background in law, history, politics, or public administration.

A CV which names an academic referee, an academic transcript and letter indicating areas of interest should be sent to Professor Janet McLean at the Faculty of Law, University of Auckland at j.mclean@auckland.ac.nz by April 30 2021 to commence work in 2021 or 2022.