Funded Studentships

in the Faculty of Health and Medicine

ESRC-Funded Research Studentships

Lancaster University forms part of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)'s North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWDTC). A large number of studentships, covering tuition and maintenance, are available for those wishing to study in areas covered by the ESRC at Lancaster, Liverpool or Manchester. Some studentships are reserved for students seeking joint supervision across two or more partner institutions.

Details of the provision and funding offered by the NWDTC are available here.

The Faculty of Health and Medicine has Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funding for research studentships within the broad areas of i) Health and Well-Being; and ii) Quantitative Methods. Applicants for the Health and Well-Being pathway must be residents of the UK or the EU. Studentships in Quantitative Methods are open to candidates of any nationality.

PhD Scholarship in Health Economics

A PhD scholarship is available for three years to cover UK Home/EU fees and a generous stipend to undertake a PhD in Health Economics supervised by Dr Ceu Mateus and Professor Bruce Hollingsworth. You will be based in the expanding Health Economics at Lancaster group, and work closely with the NWC AHSN on a PhD covering a range of aspects of economic evaluation. This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative new group within a high quality research active environment.

Masters Scholarships

The Faculty of Health and Medicine is pleased to offer a number of scholarships for outstanding overseas students wishing to study on a taught Masters level programme. The value of each award will be £1000 per student. Awards will be made for one year only and are conditional on satisfactory progress during the first term of study. These awards are administered by individual Departments.

Applicants wishing to be considered for these awards should apply via the University electronic applications process noting in the section on source of funding that they wish to be considered for 'MSC bursary 2014'.

To be considered for an award, applicants must hold an offer of a place to study in any Department in the Faculty of Health and Medicine by the deadline date and should be due to commence their studies in October. Applicants may only apply for an award for a programme on which they are not already registered.

Scholarship awards will allocated to successful students in the form of a fees reduction.


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