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06/05/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/05/2024 05:09

Postgraduate MRes research training for health and social care professionals

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) INSIGHT South West Central programme offers full-time or part-time research training through a research masters programme for health and social care professionals. The programme is co-hosted by the University of the West of England Bristol (UWE Bristol) and Bournemouth University.

From 2024-2027, the NIHR INSIGHT South West Central programme has funding to support:

  • Thirty research masters studentships each year
  • Full-and part-time study routes
  • Dissertations with research active mentors
  • A program of networking and engagement activities.

Students who are successful in gaining a studentship will be provided with tuition fees and a tax-free stipend at the UKRI rate. For 2024-2025, the stipend is £19,237 for full-time study and £9,619 for part-time study.

Carol Clark BU Lead for the NIHR INSIGHT programme South West Central Collaboration, said: "This is a fabulous funded opportunity for early career professionals to embed research in practice and improve patient outcomes."

The closing date for applications for the research master's studentships commencing in September 2024 is 5pm on Wednesday 10 July 2024.

Find further details about the research master's programmes and how to apply on the BU website. If you have further queries after visiting the webpage, please email [email protected].