PhD scholarship opportunity in Social Care

The University of Kent, in collaboration with the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Kent, Surrey and Sussex, are offering a PhD scholarship opportunity in Social Care, based at the Centre for Health Service Studies.

This opportunity is open to all candidates interested in social care research with the following requirements:

  • Have completed a health- or social work/care-related postgraduate training course at Master's level equivalent to merit or distinction.
  • A combination of qualifications and/or experience that is equivalent to a relevant UK Master’s level degree may also be accepted.
  • This studentship is available for eligible UK home-rate fee candidates only.

The scholarship is open to applicants with a defined research proposal relevant to social care. We particularly welcome applications from prospective students interested in the below but are not limited to these areas as all applications welcome.

  • Experiences of and support for family and unpaid carers
  • Understanding issues around variation in use, equity, and access to social care
  • Use of outcome measures in adult social care
  • Contributing to and reviewing the evidence on the evaluation of person-centred models of social care provision

The studentship will cover tuition fees, plus an annual maintenance stipend, as well as an annual research training support allowance.

Full details here.

Closing date: 25 June 2023, 23:59 BST.

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