Funding: Funded PhD Project (UK and EU students only)

Project code: SHCP4761020

Department: School of Health and Care Professions

Start dates: October 2020

Closing date: 23 February 2020

Applications are invited for a fully-funded 3-year PhD to commence in October 2020.

The Project

The PhD will be based in the Faculty of Science and Health, and will be supervised by Dr Isobel Ryder and Dr Jenny Roddis.

The bursary is available to UK and EU students only and covers tuition fees and an annual maintenance grant of £15,009 (UKRI 2019/20 rate) for three years. Bursary recipients will also receive up to £1,500 per year for research project costs, as well as office space and computing facilities.

The work on this project will involve:

  • Reframing professional language to ensure that healthcare professionals keep the individual at the centre of care
  • Researching across organisational boundaries in partnership with our key practice learning partners
  • Exploring the impact of language use on individual and family autonomy and self-care

Entry Requirements

General admissions criteria

You’ll need an upper second class honours degree from an internationally recognised university or a Master’s degree in Nursing or a related subject. In exceptional cases, we may consider equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Specific candidate requirements

You should have an understanding of the UK National Health Service (NHS) and an interest in maintaining independence and self-care in an ageing population.

Find out more about the project, the Supervisors and how to apply

Funding Information

Funding applies to:

UK and EU students.

Application Deadline:

23 February 2020

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