Business Management: Fees Only PhD Scholarship at Swansea: Health and Social Care

  • PHD
  • Covers UK tuition fees
  • 17 March 2022

Business Management: Fees Only PhD Scholarship: Intensive Learning Academy (ILA) Innovation in Health and Social Care

Funding provider: Welsh Government

Subject areas: Innovation in Health and Social Care

Project start date:

  • 1 April 2022 (Enrolment open from mid–March)
  • 1 July 2022 (Enrolment open from mid-June)
  • 1 October 2022 (Enrolment open from mid-September)

Project supervisors: To be confirmed at shortlisting stage.

Aligned programme of study: PhD in Business Management

Mode of study: Full-time (Method B)

As a full-time student, by pursuing research in an external place of employment.

Students admitted under Method B will be based in an external place of employment in the United Kingdom which has been approved by the University.

Students admitted under Method B will be appointed an approved External/Industrial Supervisor in addition to the supervisors based in the University. Approval for place of employment and External/Industrial Supervisor must be sought on a case by case basis (blanket approval for places of employment or supervisors will not be permitted). Students admitted under Method B are liable for fees at half the appropriate full-time level (depending on residency status).

Project description:

The All-Wales Intensive Learning Academy for Innovation in Health and Social Care has been developed to deliver a world-class learning, research and teaching base that will equip leaders with the confidence, skills and capability to realise innovation in health & care and wellbeing.

Supported by the Welsh Government, the Academy has been developed to support innovation, from the incremental to transformative across health and social care. Involving public, private and third sectors through a case-based learning and practice approach, drawing upon front-line activities of groups such as the NHS Innovation Leads through to international knowledge and expertise of international partners and networks.

The All-Wales Academy for Innovation in Health and Social Care welcomes applications for postgraduate research study from individuals working for Health and Social Care in Wales. Organisational support for professional learners is required, including consideration of how the research activity and output related to the policy and/or practice. Topics can relate to any aspect of innovation which focus on delivering against the Priorities of a Healthier Wales. Applications will be selected on the basis of this contribution, and against the eligibility criteria listed below.

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Applicants for the PhD should normally hold a master’s degree from an approved university and are expected to have a minimum of five years’ experience in a senior role.

All applicants will be contacted by two representatives of the programme leadership team (normally including the programme director), and will be expected to demonstrate the drive and intellectual ability to undertake the research programme.

English Language requirements: If applicable – IELTS 6.5 overall (with at least 6.5 in each individual component) or Swansea recognised equivalent.

As well as academic qualifications, admissions decisions may be based on other factors, including (but not limited to): the standard of the research synopsis/proposal, performance at interview, intensity of competition for limited places, and relevant professional experience.

Due to funding restrictions, this scholarship is open to applicants eligible to pay tuition fees at the UK rate only, as defined by UKCISA regulations.

As part of this programme we are able to offer several full-fee scholarships to professional learners from across Wales, working with the following:

  • NHS Wales
  • Local Authority Social Services
  • Social Care Organisations in Wales
  • Third Sector organisations in Wales

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Each scholarship covers the full cost of UK tuition fees only.


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