Sport Science: Fully Funded Asthma UK PhD Scholarship: Location, location, location: identifying the trade-off between being active and being exposed to air pollution for children with asthma
Swansea University Information
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.
Candidates should hold a minimum of an upper second class (2:1) honours degree (or its equivalent) in Sports Science or similar relevant discipline. An MSc in related subject area is desirable but not essential.
Additional desirable criteria are:
- Experience working with children
- A good understanding of, and competency with, technology and IT
- Demonstrable data analysis experience
- Ability to work independently
We would normally expect the academic and English Language requirements (IELTS 6.5 overall with 5.5+ in each component) to be met by point of application. For details on the University’s English Language entry requirements, please visit – http://www.swansea.ac.uk/admissions/english-language-requirements/
Please note that EU/international students are welcome to apply, but should note that they will have to pay the difference between the home (UK) fee and the institutional international student fee.
This scholarship covers the full cost of UK tuition fees (£4,407 per annum in 2020/2021) for 3 years and an annual stipend at the RCUK rate of £15,285 (2020/2021) per annum.
There will be additional funds available for conference attendance.
**Please note that EU/international students are welcome to apply, but should note that they will have to pay the difference between the home (UK) fee and the institutional international student fee. **
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