The Queen’s University Belfast is now accepting applications for new fully-funded PhD fellowship. This is an exciting opportunity to study alongside an inter-disciplinary team of researchers and PhD students at the School of Nursing and Midwifery QUB.
Queen’s is committed to welcome students from all over the world and helping them to achieve their ambitions.
Queen’s is ranked 8th in the UK for Research Intensity with over 75% of our research assessed as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (REF 2014). University is ranked in the top one percent of universities in the world (QS World Rankings 2018 / Webometrics.info).
Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue PhD programme.
Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded at the School of Nursing and Midwifery.
Title: Determining the theoretical and practical feasibility of implementing a family-initiated escalation of care scheme to detect and refer patient deterioration in hospital: application of the MRC framework
Scholarship Award: The PhD fellowship is funded by the Health Services Executive of Ireland as part of the Programme for Health Service Improvement. The stipend is £14,553 with tuition fees of £4,195 paid annually (with annual incremental increase).
Number of Scholarships: Number of scholarship is not given.
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- The ideal candidate will have a degree in a social science subject (e.g. nursing/midwifery, sociology or psychology), class 2.1 or above and/or a master’s degree qualification in a relevant social science topic. She/he will be familiar with qualitative research methods and techniques of systematic reviews of the literature. She/he will have excellent organizational and communication skills to allow him/her to work with health professionals, patients, and family careers and be willing to travel.
Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a degree in a social science subject (e.g. nursing/midwifery, sociology or psychology), class 2.1 or above and/or a master’s degree qualification in a relevant social science topic.
English Language Requirements: Universities have the discretion to choose the methods by which they assess the English language competence of students. Queen’s University will continue to accept the IELTS Academic (both SELT and non-SELT), and TOEFL internet-based tests for direct admission to undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, if taken within the past two years.
How to Apply: The mode of application is online.
Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is November 1, 2017.