Funded Bursary for a Trainee on the Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology at Staffordshire University

The Department of Psychology at Staffordshire University is delighted to announce its first funded student bursary for the highly successful Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology programme.

The bursary has been provided by Mid Yorks NHS Trust, is £13K per annum for two years, and will provide a placement for a full-time trainee at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield. The trainee will be working primarily with the Consultant Clinical Psychologist on the Paediatric Burns Unit, but opportunities to undertake clinical work with adults will also be available via input into other medical specialties (such as diabetes, chronic pain etc.).

Dr Dorothy Frizelle, Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Head of Service, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust stated: “This is a great opportunity for a health psychology trainee. This placement will provide the trainee with many opportunities to develop a health psychology skill set. This placement will also allow us to pioneer closer links between clinical and health psychology, and help to break down barriers

Further details about the bursary is available here. Please note that the closing date is noon on Thursday, 3rd September, 2015.

For further information about this exciting opportunity please contact Dr Rachel Povey ( Further details about Staffordshire University’s Centre for Health Psychology can be found here.

Other Postgraduate Funded Opportunities at Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University is also offering four fully funded PhD Studentships in Psychology, including several health psychology-related PhDs, click here for more information about these PhD opportunities.