|Location:||Dublin - Ireland|
|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students, International Students|
|Funding amount:||€18,000 or £15,533.12 (converted salary*) - please see advert|
|Placed On:||30th November 2022|
|Closes:||31st March 2023|
University College Dublin PhD in Social Work Scholarship Opportunity
The UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice aims to provide one student with outstanding potential and a strong desire to undertake a full-time PhD programme the opportunity to work within the area of mental health with the support of an excellent supervisor. This scholarship provides full tuition fees and a stipend over the course of the UCD four-year structured PhD programme and will be based at the School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice. University College Dublin is Ireland’s global university which is a world-leading centre for education and research in the social sciences and related disciplines. We invite applications for this PhD scholarship, starting September 2023. On completion of the PhD, the successful candidate will earn a PhD in Social Work from University College Dublin, under the supervision of Dr. Alan Maddock.
Successful candidates will receive the following financial support for 4 years:
Am I eligible?
Candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria:
How to apply
The PhD has a commencement date in September 2023. The application must be submitted via email to email@example.com no later than March 31, 2023, 23:59 Irish Time, and must include:
Applicants will be shortlisted and then interviewed by an authorized appointment committee.
Find out more
For more information about the structure of the PhD programme in Social Work please consult the School website: www.ucd.ie/socialpolicyworkjustice/study/graduateprogrammes/phdsocialpolicysocialworkandsocialjustice
About the School
The School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice is part of the UCD College of Social Sciences and Law and operates a Structured PhD programme. This programme has proven to be highly successful and enables our PhD candidates to gain the best possible experience of graduate research and training.
About the lead investigator
Dr. Alan Maddock is an Assistant Professor/Ad Astra Fellow at the School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice. Alan is a professionally qualified social worker who worked for a number of years as a mental health social worker with persons experiencing homelessness, and subsequently as youth mental health social worker in a primary care setting. Alan has a PhD in Psychology from Trinity College, Dublin. His research expertise spans the topics of Mental health and Mindfulness: Professionals and the Populations they serve based on research undertaken in Cambodia, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. His latest publications can be found here: Alan Maddock Publications | University College Dublin (ucd.ie)
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