Swansea University is inviting applications for computer science/information technology. PhD studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend. The bursary will be limited to a maximum of £14,002 p.a. dependent upon the applicant’s financial circumstances as assessed in section C point 4 on the KESS II Participant Proposal Form. There will also be additional funds available for research expenses. The application deadline is 28th August 2015.
Study Subject(s): Studentship is provided in Computer Science/Information Technology at the Swansea University.
Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD degree level at Swansea University.
Scholarship Provider: Swansea University, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
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Eligibility: Candidates are also required to have the following skills and experience:
-Microsoft dot Net programming – database connected web apps
-Android app development
-Excellent oral and written English.
-Willingness and ability to communicate with NHS professionals
-Desirable skills and experience:
-Microsoft SQL programming
-Microsoft Server administration
-Understanding of health services research methods
-Ability to communicate in Welsh
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of UK/EU can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: These scholarships may potentially be funded by the European Social Fund by a KESS 2 programme currently in development – however, this is yet to be confirmed. If this is not funded by a KESS 2 project these scholarships will be funded by the appropriate College at Swansea University. The project will digitise a paper-based health monitoring instrument. We shall then test reliability, validity and obtain service users’ views before exploring integration with NHS electronic systems. The West Wales Adverse Drug Reaction (WWADR) Profile1,2 for mental health medicines is clinically effective in paper form3-5. We will be working with a local company to digitise it as a monitoring and reporting instrument, customised to users’ needs.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend. The bursary will be limited to a maximum of £14,002 p.a. dependent upon the applicant’s financial circumstances as assessed in section C point 4 on the KESS II Participant Proposal Form. There will also be additional funds available for research expenses.
Selection criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: Applicants are strongly advised to contact Dr Sue Jordan regarding information on the area of research, particularly via email (s.e.jordan-at-swansea.ac.uk). To apply:
-Complete the College of Human and Health Sciences Scholarship Application Form
-Complete the KESS II Draft Student Application Form.
-You will also need to provide copies of the following documentation: Degree certificates, References, CV and English language certificate (if required)
-Please return both application forms and supporting documentation to the KESS office at the address stated on the KESS application form or email
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 28th August 2015.