PhD Studentship - interdisciplinary

I am delighted to let you know that a co-funded PhD studentship has been negotiated with Cornwall Council and that the project is multi-agency and interdisciplinary on the ‘troubled families agenda’ with a focus on social work and education.

The closing date for applications is 15 July.

Faculty of Health, Education and Society

Project title:
An Evaluation of ‘Troubled Families’ Policy in Cornwall: Transforming lives for those most in need and shaping family services for future challenges

Amount and conditions
Applicants should have a minimum of a first or upper second class bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline, such as Social Work, Sociology or Education.  Applications from candidates with a relevant Masters qualification will be welcomed. Knowledge and research experience in an area of social science will be desirable.
The studentship is supported for 3 years and includes full Home/EU tuition fees plus a stipend of £13,726 per annum. The studentship will only fully fund those applicants who are eligible for Home/EU fees with relevant qualifications. Applicants normally required to cover overseas fees will have to cover the difference between the Home/EU and the overseas tuition fee rates.

Duration: 3 years 
Closing date: 12 noon, Mon 15 July 2013 
Start date: 1 October 2013 
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