5 Masters Bursaries (Home/EU and Overseas) King’s College London

Applications are invited for those wishing to pursue a Full-Time Masters Programme in the Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine starting from September 2013.  Each award will provide £2000 toward home/EU tuition fees. 

There is one award for one student on each of the following Masters programmes: MSc Medicine, Science & Society, MA in Bioethics & Society and MSc in Global Health & Social Justice.

Two awards in total are available for students on the following Masters programmes: MSc Gerontology, MA/MSc Ageing & Society or MA Public Policy & Ageing.

Health & Illness are more than medical matters; illness is a human experience, in which biological processes are shaped by social, political and economic conditions, by cultural beliefs and values, and by systems of language and meaning. The Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine is unique interdisciplinary social science department working in collaboration with biomedical researchers and clinicians. We focus on the social, political, economic, legal and ethical factors shaping developments in biomedicine, disease and healthcare and their implications. It is also home to the Institute of Gerontology, a leading multi-disciplinary centre for research and teaching into the study of ageing.  More information about the Department (and the Institute) and its strands of research can be found here http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/sshm/research.aspx and http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/sshm/geront/research/index.aspx.
All students applying for any of our Full-Time programmes to begin in September 2013 are eligible for these bursaries, including UK, EU and Overseas students.  The bursaries will be awarded on academic merit.

There is no separate application procedure. 

All fully completed applications received by midnight on the 31st July will be considered for the bursaries. A fully completed application means a complete online application form together with all supporting documents including personal statements, transcripts, references and IELTS certificates (where appropriate). These must have been uploaded to or received by the Postgraduate Admissions Portal by the due time and date. The successful candidate will be notified no later than 14th August.  Payments will be made in October and January. 

Full details of all our Masters programmes are available here: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/sshm/study/Masters-Programmes.aspx.
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