Medical and Health Care Studies Swansea Fully-Funded KESS II MSC by Research Scholarship in UK, 2020 for Master, Fellowship

  •  Master, Fellowship
  •  10-Aug-2020
  •   United Kingdom
  • $$  Fully-Funded

Swansea University is offering an amazing opportunity through its Medical and Health Care Studies Fully Funded KESS II MSC by Research Scholarship. This scholarship is part-funded by the Welsh Government’s European Social Fund (ESF) convergence programme for West Wales and the Valleys.

The scholarship aims to support UK and EU students who want to MSC by Research program on the topic “investigating the potential for probiotic bacteria to prevent microbial mediated colorectal cancer”.

Swansea University Information

Swansea University

Medical and Health Care Studies Swansea Fully-Funded KESS II MSC by Research Scholarship in UK, 2020 for Master, Fellowship Established in 1920, Swansea University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Swansea (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Wales. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Swansea University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Swansea University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 99 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: UK and EU
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: MSC by Research degree programme in Molecular Microbiology and Cancer Genetics/Genomics.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible for the opportunity , candidates should have a 2.1 or above in their undergraduate degree in Genetics or a related subject.

Offered Benefits

The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend. The bursary will be limited to a maximum of £11,819 p.a. dependent upon the applicant’s financial circumstances as assessed in section C point on the KESS II Participant Proposal Form.? There will also be additional funds available for research expenses.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: To be considered for the opportunity , applicants must take admission in an MSC by Research programme at Swansea University. Students are strongly advised to contact Dr Paul Facey ( regarding the information on the area of research. In order to apply, please complete the KESS II Participant Proposal Form 2020-21and KESS II Supplementary Form.
  • Supporting Documents: Candidates must provide copies of the given documentation: Degree certificates and transcripts, CV, all supporting documentation as detailed in Section C of the KESS II Participant Proposal Form, 2 references (please ask your referees to email their references directly to The references can take the form of a letter on official headed paper, or via the University’s standard reference form.
  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission, students are required to meet the entry requirements of their chosen program.
  • Language Requirement: If English is not your first language, you should provide evidence of English language ability: IELTS, TOEFL, or other acceptable proof. Please see the English Language Requirements section for more details.
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