University of Stirling Psychology PhD Studentship in UK 2015

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University of Stirling Psychology PhD Studentship in UK 2015 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

University of Stirling Psychology PhD Studentship in UK 2015

Applications are invited for a funded full-time PhD Studentship based in the Centre for Health & Behaviour Change of the Psychology Division in collaboration with the Chief Scientist Office NMAHP Research Unit. The studentship is available for three years and includes a tax-free stipend of £13,863 p.a. tuition fees will be met by the University at the home /EU rate. The application deadline is 28 February 2015.

  • Study Subject(s): University of Stirling Psychology PhD Studentship in UK 2015 is awarded in the field of Psychology.

  • Course Level: Studentship is available for PhD programme at The University of Stirling, UK

  • Scholarship Provider: The University of Stirling, UK


Eligibility: Eligible Applicants have to hold at least a Bachelor (Hons.) Degree of either First Class/Upper Second Class in Psychology or another related discipline.
-An MSc in Health Psychology or related discipline would be desirable.
-Experience in working with health care professionals, particularly in the maternity sector would be an advantage.

  • Home/EU and Overseas applicants are eligible to apply for this studentship.


  • Applications are invited for a funded full-time PhD Studentship based in the Centre for Health & Behaviour Change of the Psychology Division in collaboration with the Chief Scientist Office NMAHP Research Unit. The PhD studentship will be associated with the newly founded Scottish Improvement Science Collaborating Centre (SISCC) and focus on the develop a behaviour change intervention to support maternity health care professionals to perform evidence-based maternity care behaviour which support women in changing and maintaining their health behaviours.  Current NHS care for pregnant women is delivered primarily by midwives, who are asked to promote a multitude of health behaviours (not smoking, no alcohol during pregnancy, healthy foods, avoiding obesity, regular exercise and breastfeeding).

  • The studentship is available for three years.

  • The studentship is available for three years and includes a tax-free stipend of £13,863 p.a. tuition fees will be met by the University at the home /EU rate. If the appointee is from overseas, the difference between the home and overseas fee must be met from other sources. Subject to satisfactory progress review at the end of the first year, the studentship will be renewed for a second year and thereafter for a third year. The studentship will have an anticipated Registration date of 1 April 2015.


How to Apply: The mode of application is online. To apply please include:
-One A4 page covering letter outlining your suitability, why you are interested in pursuing a PhD in this area, and any other information relevant to the application
-One A4 page outlining your views on what is needed to support maternity health professionals to support behaviour change supported by relevant evidence
-Your academic CV with contact details for two academic referees (one of whom should be a project supervisor)
-Copies of your academic transcripts.

The University of Stirling Psychology PhD Studentship in UK 2015 application deadline is 28 February 2015.

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