06/03/2019

KESS2 MPhil in Computer Science and Informatics: Awareness and Monitoring of Personal Mobility to Improve Quality of Living at Home for the Elderly

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Cardiff University
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    United Kingdom
  • DEADLINE DATE
    31/07/2019
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Professions and applied sciences

Outline

Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships (KESS 2) is a pan-Wales higher level skills initiative led by Bangor University on behalf of the HE sector in Wales. It is part-funded by the Welsh Government’s European Social Fund (ESF) convergence programme for West Wales and the Valleys.

What is funded

Tuition fee support: Full UK/EU tuition fees

Maintenance stipend: The KESS2 scholarship will provide a stipend of £11,472 a year for MPhil studentships, (exact figures subject to confirmation.)

Additional funding offered: Funding is provided to cover items such as research consumables, training and travel to conferences.

Duration

1 year

Eligibility

Residency: UK Research Council eligibility conditions apply

Academic criteria: You must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a First class or Upper Second Class degree in a relevant discipline.

Applicants must have a home or work address in the West Wales and the Valleys region at the time of their application for KESS funding and their enrolment for the course of study (see details):

Applicants must:

  • have a home or work address in the West Wales and the Valleys region at the time of their application for KESS2 funding and their enrolment for the course of study
  • have a legal right to live and work in the UK for the duration of the KESS2 support, and the right to take up paid work in the WWV region on completion of the scholarship
  • be classified as a ‘home’ or ‘EU’ student.

The Convergence area covers West Wales and the Valleys, and is made up of the following 15 local authorities:

  • Isle of Anglesey
  • Gwynedd
  • Conwy
  • Denbighshire
  • Ceredigion
  • Pembrokeshire
  • Carmarthenshire
  • Swansea
  • Neath Port Talbot
  • Bridgend
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Caerphilly
  • Blaenau Gwent
  • Torfaen.

Eligible students must be able to provide documentary evidence of a home or work address in the West Wales and the Valleys region of Wales at the time of their KESS2 application and enrolment for study.

Applicants must also be prepared to provide proof of identity and income as part of the stipend assessment process. Further details are available from the KESS2 Office.